posted by Mandi .
I need some help with this question.
English to Spanish
The Princess used to sing.
The only way I though of writing it was (La Princess canta) and I think that is the present and not the past.
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. When you see "used to...." it will be the Imperfect. La princesa cantaba.
Now that I have more time, let me show you the English translations for different tenses.
ella canta = she singS, she DOES sing, she IS singING = Present
ella cantó = she sang, she DID sing = Preterit (a past tense)
ella cantaba = she used to sing, she WAS singING = Imperfect (a past tense)
ella cantará = she will (shall is dying out in English) sing = Future
ella cantaría = she WOULD sing = Conditional
ella ha cantado = she HAS sung = Present Perfect
ella había cantado = she HAD sung = Past Perfect
If you need any others, just let me know.