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Nadar Preterite Tense

Dive into the Spanish Preterite Tense with the verb nadar. Our page features a comprehensive conjugation chart, interactive verb games, and sentences that depict nadar in action. Master expressing the act of swimming in Spanish, enhancing your conversational skills. For a broader understanding of Spanish verbs, check out Spanish conjugation. Hone your nadar conjugation at our nadar conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to swim

Verb Chart: Nadar Preterite Tense



I swam



we swam

(Juana, Juan)


you swam


(informal Spain)


you all swam


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you swam



they/you all swam

Nadar Preterite Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Conjugation Practice

Preterite Tense

Nadar Preterite Sentence Examples

1. Ayer nadé en la piscina del club.
Yesterday, I swam in the club’s pool.
2. ¿Nadaste en el mar durante tus vacaciones?
Did you swim in the sea during your vacation?
3. Él nadó cincuenta metros en la competencia.
He swam fifty meters in the competition.
4. Ella nadó con delfines en su viaje.
She swam with dolphins on her trip.
5. ¿Nadó Ud. alguna vez en un lago?
Have you ever swum in a lake?
6. Nosotros nadamos en el río durante el campamento.
We swam in the river during the camp.
7. ¿Nadaron ellos en la piscina olímpica?
Did they swim in the Olympic pool?
8. Las chicas nadaron toda la tarde en la playa.
The girls swam all afternoon at the beach.
9. ¿Nadaron Uds. contra la corriente?
Did you all swim against the current?
10. Vosotros nadasteis en aguas abiertas como parte del entrenamiento.
You all (Spain) swam in open waters as part of the training.