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I read in Spanish 🇪🇸

in English in Spanish S
I read leí
How to say “I read” in Spanish? “Leí”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “leí” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on I read in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Spanish Sentences with the Word “I read”

Spanish sentence with “leí” English translation for leí S

Yo se los leí este mes.

I read it to them this month.

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No error but…

As this is the past tense, perhaps just saying “(past)” may be helpful as read and read are identically spelt! 🙂

2 years ago

Sharply observed! Good idea

2 years ago


normal speech: LE-Í

7 months ago

leí info.

Tips to remember the word “leí”:
1. Associate the “í” ending with the past tense for “yo” (I) in Spanish regular verbs.
2. Think of the English phrase “I read” in the past tense and remember that “leí” is its Spanish equivalent.
3. Relate it to the act of reading a book; visualize yourself holding a book saying “Yo leí.”

“Leí” is the first person singular form of the verb “leer” in the preterite tense, used to describe a completed action in the past. It directly translates to “I read” in English.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Estudié” (I studied) can sometimes be used similarly if referring to reading as part of studying.
– “Ojeé” (I glanced through/skimmed) if referring to quick or surface reading.

Conjugations of “leer”:
– Infinitive: leer (to read)
– Present: leo (I read), lees (you read), lee (he/she reads), leemos (we read), leéis (you all read), leen (they read)
– Preterite: leí (I read), leíste (you read), leyó (he/she read), leímos (we read), leísteis (you all read), leyeron (they read)
– Imperfect: leía (I was reading), leías (you were reading), leía (he/she was reading), leíamos (we were reading), leíais (you all were reading), leían (they were reading)
– Future: leeré (I will read), leerás (you will read), leerá (he/she will read), leeremos (we will read), leeréis (you all will read), leerán (they will read)
– Conditional: leería (I would read), leerías (you would read), leería (he/she would read), leeríamos (we would read), leeríais (you all would read), leerían (they would read)

Examples of sentences using “leí”:
– Ayer leí un libro interesante.
– Leí el artículo que me recomendaste.
– El año pasado leí “Cien años de soledad”.
– Leí las instrucciones antes de empezar.
– Antes de dormir, siempre leí un capítulo de mi novela favorita.

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