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Decir Preterite Tense

Express yourself in Spanish with the Preterite Tense of the verb decir. Our page brings a comprehensive conjugation chart, engaging verb games, and practical sentences using decir. Learn to articulate your thoughts in Spanish by effectively using decir. Expand your verb knowledge with Spanish verb conjugation. Fine-tune your decir skills at our decir conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to say, to tell

Verb Chart: Decir Preterite Tense



I said



we said

(Juana, Juan)


you said


(informal Spain)


you all said


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you said



they/you all said

Decir Preterite Tense Practice

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Preterite Tense

Decir Preterite Sentence Examples

1. Yo dije la verdad a mis padres.
I told the truth to my parents.
2. ¿Dijiste a tus amigos que vendrías?
Did you tell your friends you would come?
3. Él dijo un discurso inspirador.
He gave an inspiring speech.
4. Ella dijo que necesitaba ayuda con la tarea.
She said she needed help with her homework.
5. ¿Dijo Ud. las direcciones claramente?
Did you give the directions clearly?
6. Nosotros dijimos adiós a nuestros compañeros de clase.
We said goodbye to our classmates.
7. ¿Dijeron ellos algo sobre el proyecto?
Did they say anything about the project?
8. Las chicas dijeron que les gustó la película.
The girls said they liked the movie.
9. ¿Dijeron Uds. gracias al anfitrión de la fiesta?
Did you all say thank you to the party host?
10. Vosotros dijisteis que estaríais en casa antes de las diez.
You all (Spain) said you would be home before ten.