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We hoped in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

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1st person plural imperfect tense;

esper + ábamos = esperábamos (needs accent on third from last syllable for proper pronunciation).

-ar imperfect tense:
drop the -ar and add the appropriate ending: -aba, -abas, -aba, -ábamos, -aban.

8 months ago


normal speech: es-pe-ra-BA-mos

7 months ago

esperabamos info.

Tips to remember the word “esperábamos”:
– Link the Spanish word “esperábamos” to the English word “hope” to remember its meaning.
– Note the “ábamos” ending which is common for “-ar” verbs in Spanish in the first person plural of the imperfect tense.

– “Esperábamos” is the first person plural (we) form of the verb “esperar” in the imperfect tense, indicating an ongoing or repeated action in the past.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Teníamos esperanza” (We had hope)
– “Anhelábamos” (We longed for)
– “Deseábamos” (We wished)
– “Confíabamos” (We trusted/had confidence)

Conjugations for “esperar”:
– Infinitive: esperar (to hope/to wait)
– Present: espero (I hope/I wait), esperas (you hope/you wait), espera (he/she/it hopes/waits), esperamos (we hope/we wait), esperáis (you all hope/you all wait – Spain), esperan (they/you all hope/they/you all wait)
– Preterite: esperé (I hoped/I waited), esperaste (you hoped/you waited), esperó (he/she/it hoped/waited), esperamos (we hoped/we waited), esperasteis (you all hoped/you all waited – Spain), esperaron (they/you all hoped/they/you all waited)
– Imperfect: esperaba (I was hoping/waiting), esperabas (you were hoping/waiting), esperaba (he/she/it was hoping/waiting), esperábamos (we were hoping/waiting), esperabais (you all were hoping/waiting – Spain), esperaban (they/you all were hoping/waiting)
– Future: esperaré (I will hope/I will wait), esperarás (you will hope/you will wait), esperará (he/she/it will hope/wait), esperaremos (we will hope/we will wait), esperaréis (you all will hope/you all will wait – Spain), esperarán (they/you all will hope/they/you all will wait)

Examples of sentences with “esperábamos”:
– “Cuando éramos niños, esperábamos cada Navidad con mucha ilusión.”
– “Esperábamos que el tren llegara puntual pero hubo un retraso.”
– “Aunque esperábamos una respuesta diferente, entendimos la situación.”

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