Preterite - Verb Estar - to be  

Spanish Grammar Preterite Tense Verb Estar - to be

Estar is irregular in the preterite.

yo estuve I was
estuviste you were
Ud./él/ella estuvo you/he/she was
nosotros/as estuvimos we were
vosotros/as estuvisteis you all were
Uds./ellos/ellas estuvieron you/they were

Yo estuve con una zombie.
     I was with a zombie.

Tú estuviste en el río.
     You were in the river.

Estuvo delicioso.
     It was delicious.

Estuvimos en Madrid.
     We were in Madrid.

Estuvisteis a punto de convencerla.
     You all were about to convince her.

Todos estuvieron invitados menos nosotros.
     All were invited except for us.

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