Spanish Check??

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A. Choose between the preterite or the imperfect.

We wanted to buy the car.
QuisimosQuer�amos comprar el auto.


The man refused to speak.
El hombre no quisono quer�a hablar.


They found out the news yesterday.
SupieronSab�an las noticias ayer.


The boy knew she was coming.
El chico suposab�a que ella ven�a.

We succeeded in lifting the piano.
PudimosPod�amos levantar el piano.


I met Juan five years ago.
Hace cinco a�os que conoc�conoc�a a Juan.


I received a letter from my sister.
TuveTen�a una carta de mi hermana.


Carmen used to have a house in Acapulco.
Carmen tuvoten�a una casa en Acapulco.


Arturo tried to leave.
Arturo quisoquer�a salir.


Maria tried to eat.
Mar�a quisoquer�a comer.


The girls were able to go to the party.
Las chicas pudieronpod�an ir a la fiesta.


The brothers received a message from their father.
Los hermanos tuvieronten�an un mensaje de su padre.


The drunk refused to leave.
El borracho no quisono quer�a salir.


I knew him well.
Le Conoc�Conoc�a bien.


Jorge met a charming young lady.
Jorge conoci�conoc�a a una simp�tica se�orita.


At that time we knew the city very well.
En aquella �poca conocimosconoc�amos muy bien la ciudad.


Alberto succeeded in reading the whole book.
Alberto pudopod�a leer el libro entero.


I wasn't able to remember his name.
No pudepod�a recordar su nombre.


Last night Juan found out the truth.
Anoche Juan suposab�a la verdad.


The young ladies did not want to leave.
Las se�oritas no quisieronno quer�an salir.



ANSWERS:
1. Queríamos comprar el auto.
2. El hombre no quiso hablar.
3. Supieron las noticias ayer.
4. El chico sabía que ella venía.
5. Pudimos levantar el piano.
6. Hace cinco años que conocí a Juan.
7. Tuve una carta de mi hermana.
8. Carmen tenía una casa en Acapulco.
9. Arturo quiso salir.
10. María quiso comer.
11. Las chicas pudieron ir a la fiesta.
12. Los hermanos tuvieron un mensaje de su padre.
13. El borracho no quiso salir.
14. Le conocía bien.
15. Jorge conoció a una simpática señorita.
16. En aquella época conocíamos muy bien la ciudad.
17. Alberto pudo leer el libro entero.
18. No pude recordar su nombre.
19. Anoche Juan supo la verdad.
20. Las señoritas no querían salir.

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    Please put the answer with each item. These weary eyes do not scan up and down well. Or, at least, number the ones above.

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    Perfect with one question. #18 would depend upon what the speaker wished to convey. I wasn't able = usually a cue for the imperfect vs no pude = I didn't manage to...

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