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Vivir Imperfect Tense

Immerse yourself in the Spanish Imperfect Tense with the verb vivir. Our comprehensive resource offers a detailed verb chart, engaging conjugation exercises, and fun verb games. Learn the various ways vivir is used in everyday sentences, showcasing its versatility. For more in-depth learning, visit our Spanish verbs section. Start perfecting your vivir conjugation now!

Verb Meaning(s): to live

Verb Chart: Vivir Imperfect Tense



I lived (weekly)
I used to live
I was living



we lived (on Thursdays)
we used to live
we were living

(Juana, Juan)


you lived (daily)
you used to live
you were living


(informal Spain)


you all lived (frequently)
you all used to live
you all were living


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you lived (sometimes)
he/she/you used to live
he/she/you were living



they/you (all almost never) lived
they/you all used to live
they/you all were living

Vivir Imperfect Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

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Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Vivir Imperfect Sentence Examples

1.Yo vivía en una pequeña ciudad cerca del mar.
I used to live in a small city near the sea.
2.¿Tú vivías cerca de la escuela?
Did you live near the school?
3.Nosotros vivíamos en una casa con un gran jardín.
We used to live in a house with a large garden.
4.Ella vivía en un apartamento en el centro de la ciudad.
She used to live in an apartment in the city center.
5.¿Vivían ellos en diferentes países durante su infancia?
Did they live in different countries during their childhood?
6.Ustedes vivían en un pueblo rodeado de montañas.
You all used to live in a village surrounded by mountains.
7.Él vivía en una granja con muchos animales.
He used to live on a farm with many animals.
8.¿Vivíamos nosotros en una comunidad cerrada?
Did we live in a gated community?
9.Usted vivía en un barrio tranquilo.
You used to live in a quiet neighborhood.
10.¿Vivíais vosotros cerca de un lago?
Did you (plural, Spain) live near a lake?