Voz Activa - Pasado

Active Voice - Past

El tiempo Pasado (Past) responde a la pregunta: What happened? (¿Qué pasó/pasaba?) o What was happening? (¿Qué estuvo/estaba pasando?).

Las expresiones se estructuran en forma No Continua o forma Continua:
• Sujeto + verbo en pasado (I worked).
• Sujeto + was/were + verbo en progresivo (I was working).

  1. Presente
I work
I am working
  2. Presente Perfecto
I have worked
I have been working
  3. Pasado
I worked
I was working
  4. Pasado Perfecto
I had worked
I had been working
  5. Futuro
I will work
I will be working
  6. Futuro Perfecto
I will have worked
I will have been working
  7. Futuro - going to
I am going to work
I am going to be working
  8. Futuro Perfecto - going to
I am going to have worked
I am going to have been working
  9. Futuro - en pasado
I was going to work
I was going to be working
10. Futuro Perfecto - en pasado
I was going to have worked
I was going to have been working
11. Condicional
I would work
I would be working
12. Condicional Perfecto
I would have worked
I would have been working
13. Modales
I (can, could, ...) work
I (can, could, ...) be working
14. Modales + have
I (can, could, ...) have worked
I (can, could, ...) have been working
15. Imperativos
Work!
Let's work!
Formas no continuas - Formas continuas

Past - Forma no continua

What happened? - ¿Qué pasó?
I worked - Trabajé / Trabajaba

  • I lost my keys yesterday.
    Ayer perdí las llaves.
  • It rained last night.
    Anoche llovió.
  • My neighbors bought a new car.
    Mis vecinos se compraron un auto nuevo.
  • Mr. Smith died two weeks ago.
    El Sr. Smith falleció hace dos semanas.
  • Susan sold her house last month.
    Susan vendió su casa el mes pasado.
  • Her kids did not go to school the day before yesterday.
    Sus hijos no concurrieron a la escuela antes de ayer.
  • Ted did not pass the exam.
    Ted no pasó el examen.
  • Did you see Jane yesterday?
    ¿Viste a Jane ayer?
  • Where did they go on vacation?
    ¿Dónde fueron de vacaciones?

Past - Forma continua

What was happening? - ¿Qué estuvo/estaba pasando?
I was working - Estuve/estaba trabajando

  • Grace was taking a shower when the phone rang.
    Grace estaba duchándose cuando sonó el teléfono.
  • While we were walking down the street, we saw Mrs. Pierce.
    Mientras estaban caminando por la calle, vieron a la Sra. Pierce.
  • The baby was crying while her mother was preparing breakfast.
    El bebé estaba llorando mientras su mamá estaba preparando el desayuno.
  • The employee was not doing his job when his boss arrived.
    El empleado no estaba haciendo su trabajo cuando llegó su jefe.
  • They were not driving carefully when they had the accident.
    Ellos no estaban manejando con cuidado cuando tuvieron el accidente.
  • What was Henry doing at midday?
    ¿Qué estaba haciendo Henry al mediodía?
  • Were your friends playing in the park when it began to drizzle?
    ¿Tus amigos estaban jugando en el parque cuando comenzó a lloviznar?