Sentarse Preterite Tense

Learn to express sitting down in Spanish with the Preterite Tense of the reflexive verb sentarse. Our page features a comprehensive conjugation chart, interactive verb games, and sentences that showcase sentarse. Enhance your understanding of how to describe sitting down in various contexts. For more on Spanish verbs, explore Spanish conjugation. Develop your sentarse conjugation at our sentarse conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to sit down

Verb Chart: Sentarse Preterite Tense

Yo

me senté

I sat down

Nosotros

nos sentamos

we sat down

(Juana, Juan)

te sentaste

you sat down

Vosotros

(informal Spain)

os sentasteis

you all sat down

Él/Ella/Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

se sentó

he/she/you sat down

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

se sentaron

they/you all sat down

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Preterite Tense

Sentarse Preterite Sentence Examples

1. Ayer me senté en el parque a leer un libro.
Yesterday, I sat in the park to read a book.
2. ¿Te sentaste al lado de tu mejor amigo en la clase?
Did you sit next to your best friend in class?
3. Él se sentó en primera fila durante el concierto.
He sat in the front row during the concert.
4. Ella se sentó a contemplar el atardecer.
She sat down to watch the sunset.
5. ¿Se sentó Ud. cerca de la ventana en el avión?
Did you sit near the window on the plane?
6. Nosotros nos sentamos a discutir el plan de trabajo.
We sat down to discuss the work plan.
7. ¿Se sentaron ellos en la terraza a tomar café?
Did they sit on the terrace to have coffee?
8. Las chicas se sentaron en el banco del parque a charlar.
The girls sat on the park bench to chat.
9. ¿Se sentaron Uds. en el jardín para disfrutar de la brisa?
Did you all sit in the garden to enjoy the breeze?
10. Vosotros os sentasteis en el suelo durante el picnic.
You all (Spain) sat on the ground during the picnic.
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