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Recibir Imperfect Tense

Unveil the intricacies of the Imperfect Tense with the verb recibir in Spanish. Our page is tailored to enhance your learning, featuring a comprehensive verb chart, interactive conjugation practices, and fun verb games. Discover how recibir is used in common sentences, reflecting its everyday usage. Enhance your verb skills by visiting our Spanish verbs page. Start your recibir conjugation practice today!

Verb Meaning(s): to receive

Verb Chart: Recibir Imperfect Tense



I received (weekly)
I used to receive
I was receiving



we received (on Thursdays)
we used to receive
we were receiving

(Juana, Juan)


you received (daily)
you used to receive
you were receiving


(informal Spain)


you all received (frequently)
you all used to receive
you all were receiving


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you received (sometimes)
he/she/you used to receive
he/she/you were receiving



they/you (all almost never) received
they/you all used to receive
they/you all were receiving

Recibir Imperfect Tense Practice

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Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Recibir Imperfect Sentence Examples

1.Yo recibía cartas de mi abuela cada mes.
I used to receive letters from my grandmother every month.
2.¿Tú recibías buenas notas en la escuela?
Did you receive good grades in school?
3.Nosotros recibíamos visitas los domingos.
We received visits on Sundays.
4.Ella recibía flores de su novio frecuentemente.
She used to receive flowers from her boyfriend frequently.
5.¿Recibían Uds. regalos en Navidad?
Did you all receive gifts at Christmas?
6.Él recibía llamadas de sus amigos todas las noches.
He received calls from his friends every night.
7.Usted recibía muchos correos electrónicos, ¿no es así?
You used to receive a lot of emails, didn’t you?
8.¿Recibíamos nosotros suficiente apoyo del profesor?
Did we receive enough support from the teacher?
9.Ellos recibían invitaciones para eventos siempre.
They always received invitations for events.
10.¿Recibíais vosotros mensajes de vuestros padres a menudo?
Did you (plural, Spain) receive messages from your parents often?