Necesitar Preterite Tense  

Spanish Grammar Preterite Tense Verb Necesitar - to need

Necesitar preterite conjugation

The verb necesitar (conjugation) means "to need". Necesitar is a regular -ar verb.

To say needed, use the appropriate preterite ending.

yo necesité I needed
necesitaste you needed
Ud./él/ella necesitó you/he/she needed
nosotros/as necesitamos we needed
vosotros/as necesitasteis you all needed
Uds./ellos/ellas necesitaron you all/they needed

Sentences using necesitar in the preterite tense

Yo necesité desayunar muy temprano.
      I needed to eat breakfast very early.

Necesitaste un mes para aprender a usarlo.
      You needed a month to learn to use it.

Él necesitó dinero para estudiar.
      He needed money to study.

Necesitamos ser probados por fuego.
      We needed to be tested by fire.

Necesitasteis ser más agresivos.
      You all needed to be more aggressive.

Necesitaron más buses.
      They needed more buses.

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