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Pedir Imperfect Tense

Unlock the secrets of the Imperfect Tense with the Spanish verb pedir! Dive into the world of language with our comprehensive guide, featuring a detailed verb chart, interactive conjugation practice, and engaging verb games. See pedir come to life in common sentences, showcasing its use in everyday speech. Spanish verb conjugation has never been this easy and fun. Discover the different nuances of pedir conjugation now!

Verb Meaning(s): to ask for, to request

Verb Chart: Pedir Imperfect Tense



I asked for (weekly)
I used to ask for
I was asking for



we asked for (on Thursdays)
we used to ask for
we were asking for

(Juana, Juan)


you asked for (daily)
you used to ask for
you were asking for


(informal Spain)


you all asked for (frequently)
you all used to ask for
you all were asking for


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you asked for (sometimes)
he/she/you used to ask for
he/she/you were asking for



they/you (all almost never) asked for
they/you all used to ask for
they/you all were asking for

Pedir Imperfect Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Pedir Imperfect Sentence Examples

1.¿Tú pedías ayuda cuando no entendías algo?
Did you ask for help when you didn’t understand something?
2.Nosotros pedíamos pizza los viernes por la noche.
We used to order pizza on Friday nights.
3.Él pedía consejos a su abuelo.
He asked for advice from his grandfather.
4.¿Ellas pedían permiso antes de salir?
Were they asking for permission before going out?
5.Yo pedía libros en la biblioteca.
I used to request books at the library.
6.¿Cuándo pedías tú un descanso en el trabajo?
When did you ask for a break at work?
7.En aquellos tiempos, pedía ayuda con mis tareas.
Back then, I asked for help with my homework.
8.Vosotros pedíais información en la oficina de turismo.
You all used to ask for information at the tourist office.
9.Ellos pedían refrescos en el restaurante.
They ordered soft drinks at the restaurant.
10.Ustedes pedían recomendaciones de libros en la librería.
You were asking for book recommendations at the bookstore.