Conjugate irregular decir and its derivatives in El Pretérito Indefinido (simple past)

Decir and its derivatives predecirbendecir, maldecir are irregular in El Pretérito Indefinido, but they all follow the same pattern:

yo

dije

dijiste

él/ella/Ud.

dijo

nosotros

dijimos

vosotros

dijisteis

ellos/ellas/Uds.

dijeron

Here are some examples to read and listen to:

Yo le dije la verdad.
I told him the truth.

bendijiste el matrimonio de tu hija.
You blessed the marriage of your daughter.

El hombre de tiempo predijo la tormenta.
The weatherman predicted the storm.

Nosotros no maldijimos a nadie.
We did not curse anyone.

Vosotros lo dijisteis.
You said it.

Ellos bendijeron su bandera.
They blessed his flag.


Verbs that follow this pattern are:

  • decir (to say/tell)
  • predecir (to predict)
  • bendecir (to bless)
  • maldecir (to curse)

 

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bendijiste el matrimonio de tu hija.
You blessed the marriage of your daughter.


El hombre de tiempo predijo la tormenta.
The weatherman predicted the storm.


Ellos bendijeron su bandera.
They blessed his flag.


Vosotros lo dijisteis.
You said it.


El vidente predijo buena suerte para la familia.
The seer predicted good luck for the family.


Yo le dije la verdad.
I told him the truth.


Nosotros no maldijimos a nadie.
We did not curse anyone.


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