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Irregular Preterite Verbs: Ir, Ser
Preterite of IR You know that we use fui and fuiste to say that “I went”and “you went.” They are preterite-tense (past) forms of IR.
Preterite of IR Unlike -AR verbs, forms of IR have no accents. This is an irregular verb and its forms must be memorized.
TO GO (past) Iwent Youwent He Shewent it Wewent Theywent
IR (preterite) Yo fui Tú fuiste Él Ellafue Ud. Nos.fuimos Vos. fuisteis Ellos Ellasfueron Uds.
Preterite of SER The preterite of IR is the same as the preterite of SER. The context makes the meaning clear.
Preterite of SER José fue a Barcelona. Jose went to Barcelona. El viaje fue un desastre. The trip was a disaster.
Preterite of IR/SER Here’s a memory tip to help you remember the subjects of fui and fue:
Preterite of IR/SER The “I” form ends in -i (fui). The “he” and “she” form ends in -e (fue).