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Spanish LessonsPerfect Infinitive
The Spanish perfect infinitive indicates an action that occurred before the action of the main verb, but only when the subject of both verbs is the same. The perfect infinitive sounds awkward in English - we usually change it to another tense or reword the sentence completely.
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The imperfecto (yo hablaba) translates to the English imperfect (I was talking) while the pretérito (yo hablé) literally translates to the English simple past (I talked) but can also be translated as the English present perfect (I have talked) or the emphatic past (I did talk). It is extremely important to understand the distinctions between pretérito and imperfecto in order to use them correctly and thus express past events accurately.
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