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I thought in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

Spanish Sentences with the Word “I thought”

Spanish sentence with “pensé” English translation for pensé S

No pensé que hayamos hecho mal

I didn’t think we had done poorly

No pensé que fuera tan fácil.

I didn’t think it was that easy.

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Normal Speech: pen-SÉ

7 months ago


1st person singular – preterite tense

pens + é = pensé

To form the preterite of any regular -ar verb, take off the -ar ending to form the stem, and add the endings: -é, -aste, -ó, -amos, -asteis, -aron.

8 months ago

pensé info.

Tips to remember the word “pensé”:

– It closely resembles the English word ‘pensive,’ which means to be deeply thoughtful. So when you say “pensé,” think of someone being in a pensive mood.
– Sound it out phonetically as “pen-say,” and it might help to remember that you “say” your thoughts.


“Pensé” is the first-person singular past tense (preterite) of the Spanish verb “pensar,” which means “to think.” So “pensé” translates to “I thought.”

Other words that mean the same thing:

– “Creí” can sometimes be used interchangeably with “pensé” when expressing something one believed in the past.
– “Reflexioné” is another word that can be similar, meaning “I reflected.”

Different conjugations of “pensar”:

– Present: pienso (I think), piensas (you think), piensa (he/she/it thinks), pensamos (we think), pensáis (you all think, in Spain), piensan (they think / you all think).
– Preterite (past): pensé (I thought), pensaste (you thought), pensó (he/she/it thought), pensamos (we thought), pensasteis (you all thought, in Spain), pensaron (they thought / you all thought).
– Imperfect (past): pensaba (I used to think / was thinking), pensabas (you used to think / were thinking), pensaba (he/she/it used to think / was thinking), pensábamos (we used to think / were thinking), pensabais (you all used to think / were thinking, in Spain), pensaban (they used to think / were thinking).
– Future: pensaré (I will think), pensarás (you will think), pensará (he/she/it will think), pensaremos (we will think), pensaréis (you all will think, in Spain), pensarán (they will think / you all will think).

Examples of sentences that use “pensé”:

РAyer pens̩ en llamarte pero era muy tarde. (Yesterday I thought about calling you but it was too late.)
РPens̩ que la tienda cerraba a las ocho. (I thought that the store closed at eight.)
РCuando vi las nubes, pens̩ que iba a llover. (When I saw the clouds, I thought it was going to rain.)
– Pensé mucho antes de tomar esa decisión. (I thought a lot before making that decision.)
– Pensé en ti todo el día. (I thought about you all day.)

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