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Usar Imperfect Tense

Step into the world of the Spanish Imperfect Tense with the practical verb usar. Our page is designed to enhance your verb proficiency, featuring a comprehensive verb chart, interactive conjugation exercises, and fun verb games. See usar in action in daily conversations through varied sentences. To further your verb skills, visit our Spanish verbs section. Start your usar conjugation practice today!

Verb Meaning(s): to use

Verb Chart: Usar Imperfect Tense



I used (weekly)
I used to use
I was using



we used (on Thursdays)
we used to use
we were using

(Juana, Juan)


you used (daily)
you used to use
you were using


(informal Spain)


you all used (frequently)
you all used to use
you all were using


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you used (sometimes)
he/she/you used to use
he/she/you were using



they/you (all almost never) used
they/you all used to use
they/you all were using

Usar Imperfect Tense Practice

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Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Usar Imperfect Sentence Examples

1.Yo usaba lentes para leer.
I used to wear glasses for reading.
2.¿Tú usabas tu bicicleta para ir a la escuela?
Did you use your bicycle to go to school?
3.Nosotros usábamos el ordenador para hacer trabajos.
We used to use the computer for assignments.
4.Ella usaba sombreros elegantes a las fiestas.
She used to wear elegant hats to parties.
5.¿Usaban ellos mapas para explorar la ciudad?
Did they use maps to explore the city?
6.Ustedes usaban guantes en el laboratorio de química.
You all used to wear gloves in the chemistry lab.
7.Él usaba un reloj de pulsera antiguo.
He used to wear an old wristwatch.
8.¿Usábamos nosotros diccionarios para aprender palabras nuevas?
Did we use dictionaries to learn new words?
9.Usted usaba corbata para las reuniones importantes.
You used to wear a tie for important meetings.
10.¿Usabais vosotros la pizarra para dibujar en clase?
Did you (plural, Spain) use the blackboard to draw in class?