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Imperfect of SER
The Imperfect of SER in Spanish
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To use the verb ser correctly you will have to understand difference between ser and estar which both translate to "be" in English. There is a tutorial here



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You were the love of my life.
Eras el amor de mi vida.
Did you play tennis when you were little?
¿Jugabas al tenis cuando eras pequeño?
We were best friends.
Éramos mejores amigos.
You guys were members of the debate club.
Erais miembros del club de debate.
Sara was an extremely clever girl.
Sara era una chica extremadamente lista.
His uncle was tall.
Su tĂ­o era alto.
That was my doubt.
Eso era mi duda.
Life was very different before the internet.
La vida era muy diferente antes del internet.
I wasn´t old I was young.
No era viejo era joven.
It was one o´clock when my parents left.
Era la una cuando mis padres se fueron.
My parents were too strict.
Mis padres eran demasiado estrictos.
When we were young my brothers and I always played in the street.
Cuando éramos jovenes mis hermanos y yo siempre jugábamos en la calle.
He was a very honest man.
Era un hombre muy honrado.
What were you like when you were young?
¿CĂłmo eras de pequeño?
I think that things were worse before.
Pienso que antes las cosas eran peores.
The actors were very ugly.
Los actores eran muy feos.
They weren´t mine.
No eran mĂ­os.
What time was it when you arrived?
¿QuĂ© hora era cuando llegaste?
We were neighbours.
Éramos vecinos.
I thought that you were older than me!
¡Pensé que eras mas viejo que yo!
They were different, but they loved each other.
Eran diferentes, pero se amaban.
Everyone knew that it was me.
Todo el mundo sabĂ­a que era yo.
It was four o'clock in the afternoon.
Eran las cuatro de la tarde.
We were too young to understand.
Éramos demasiado pequeños para entender.
I thought that you guys were my friends.
CreĂ­ que erais mis amigos.
What were you guys like in your youth?
¿CĂłmo erais en vuestra juventud?
When I was little I wanted to be an astronaut.
Cuándo era pequeño quería ser astronauta.
Were you hardworking when you were younger?
¿Eras trabajador cuando eras más joven?
I was very naughty when I was a boy.
Era muy travieso cuando era un niño.
When we were very poor we had to ask for money from our parents.
Cuándo éramos muy pobres teníamos que pedir dinero de nuestros padres.
What were you like when you were fifteen?
Cómo eras cuando tenías quince años?
Your grandmother was Chilean.
Tu abuela era chilena.
I bought it when I was younger.
Lo compré cuando era más joven.
You guys were very good friends when you were little.
Erais muy buenos amigos cuando erais pequeños.
You guys weren´t as clever me.
No erais tan listos como yo.
I was very happy until I met you.
Era muy feliz hasta que te conocĂ­.