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Despertarse Preterite Tense

Awaken your Spanish skills with the Preterite Tense of despertarse. Our interactive page features a thorough conjugation chart, enjoyable verb games, and sentences demonstrating despertarse in daily use. Start your day with Spanish and integrate despertarse naturally into your conversation. Learn more about Spanish verbs at Spanish verb conjugation. Advance your despertarse conjugation on our despertarse conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to wake up

Verb Chart: Despertarse Preterite Tense


me desperté

I woke up


nos despertamos

we woke up

(Juana, Juan)

te despertaste

you woke up


(informal Spain)

os despertasteis

you all woke up


(Sra./Dr. García)

se despertó

he/she/you woke up


se despertaron

they/you all woke up

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Despertarse Preterite Sentence Examples

1. Me desperté a las seis de la mañana.
I woke up at six in the morning.
2. ¿Te despertaste tarde para la escuela?
Did you wake up late for school?
3. Él se despertó con el sonido del despertador.
He woke up with the sound of the alarm clock.
4. Ella se despertó emocionada en su cumpleaños.
She woke up excited on her birthday.
5. ¿Se despertó Ud. en medio de la noche?
Did you wake up in the middle of the night?
6. Nos despertamos temprano para ver el amanecer.
We woke up early to see the sunrise.
7. ¿Se despertaron ellos para el entrenamiento matutino?
Did they wake up for morning training?
8. Las chicas se despertaron con las aves cantando.
The girls woke up to the birds singing.
9. ¿Se despertaron Uds. con la alarma?
Did you all wake up with the alarm?
10. Vosotros os despertasteis justo a tiempo para el autobús.
You all (Spain) woke up just in time for the bus.