Querer Imperfect Tense

Embrace the beauty of the Spanish Imperfect Tense with the expressive verb querer. Our engaging page offers a comprehensive verb chart, interactive conjugation exercises, and captivating verb games. See querer in typical sentences, illustrating its use in real-life scenarios. For a more thorough exploration, check out our Spanish conjugation page. Embark on your querer conjugation journey now!

Verb Meaning(s): to want

Verb Chart: Querer Imperfect Tense

Yo

quería

I wanted (weekly)
I used to want
I was wanting

Nosotros

queríamos

we wanted (on Thursdays)
we used to want
we were wanting

(Juana, Juan)

querías

you wanted (daily)
you used to want
you were wanting

Vosotros

(informal Spain)

queríais

you all wanted (frequently)
you all used to want
you all were wanting

Él/Ella/Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

quería

he/she/you wanted (sometimes)
he/she/you used to want
he/she/you were wanting

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

querían

they/you (all almost never) wanted
they/you all used to want
they/you all were wanting

Querer Imperfect Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Artifact Amigo Spanish Verb Conjugation Game

Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Querer Imperfect Sentence Examples

1.¿Siempre querías ser astronauta cuando eras niño?
Did you always want to be an astronaut when you were a child?
2.Mi hermana quería ser doctora.
My sister used to want to be a doctor.
3.¿Querían ellos jugar al fútbol los sábados?
Did they want to play soccer on Saturdays?
4.Nosotros queríamos ver películas antiguas todas las noches.
We wanted to watch old movies every night.
5.¿Tú querías aprender español?
Did you used to want to learn Spanish?
6.Ella siempre quería ir al parque.
She always wanted to go to the park.
7.Yo quería ser chef cuando era joven.
I wanted to be a chef when I was young.
8.¿Queríais vosotros viajar por todo el mundo?
Did you (plural, Spain) used to want to travel around the world?
9.Ustedes querían aprender a tocar la guitarra, ¿verdad?
You all wanted to learn to play the guitar, right?
10.Él quería ser escritor.
He used to want to be a writer.
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