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Conjugate semi-regular verb pedir in El Pretérito Indefinido (simple past)

Pedir (to order / to ask) is a semi-regular verb in El Pretérito Indefinido; there's a vowel change in both the 3rd person singular and plural (él and ellos). However, the endings are the same as the ones for -ir verbs.
Have a look at its conjugation:

yo pedí
pediste
él / ella / Ud. pidió
nosotros / nosotras  pedimos
vosotros / vosotras pedisteis
ellos / ellas / Uds.   pidieron

Read and listen to these examples:

Pedí una copa en el bar.
I ordered a drink at the bar.

Me pediste perdón.
You apologised to me.

María pidió dinero a Manuel.
María asked Manuel for money.

Nosotros pedimos aumento de sueldo al jefe.
We asked the boss for a pay rise.

Vosotras pedisteis una explicación a Yolanda.
You asked Yolanda for an explanation.

Ellos pidieron el vino de la casa.
They ordered the house wine.

 

Examples and resources

Ellos pidieron el vino de la casa.
They ordered the house wine.


Vosotras pedisteis una explicación a Yolanda.
You asked Yolanda for an explanation.


Nosotros pedimos aumento de sueldo al jefe.
We asked the boss for a pay rise.


Me pediste perdón.
You apologised to me.


María pidió dinero a Manuel.
María asked Manuel for money.


Amalia pidió paella para comer.
Amalia ordered paella for lunch.


Pedí una copa en el bar.
I ordered a drink at the bar.


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