50 Common Swedish Verbs In Past Tense

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Write the past tense (preterium) of 50 common Swedish verbs. Good luck!

(there is only 1 word for each question, regardless of what the quizz says!)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Kan

  • 2. 

    Vill

  • 3. 

    Börjar

  • 4. 

    Skriver

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "skrev" is the past tense form of the verb "skriver" which means "to write" in Swedish. Therefore, "skrev" is the correct past tense form of the verb in this context.

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  • 5. 

    äter

  • 6. 

    Läser

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "läste" because it is the past tense form of the verb "läser" which means "to read" in Swedish. The suffix "-te" is added to the base form of the verb to indicate the past tense. Therefore, "läste" is the correct past tense form of "läser".

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  • 7. 

    Får

  • 8. 

    Slutar

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "slutade". The word "slutade" is the past tense form of the verb "slutar" in Swedish, which means "to end" or "to finish". This answer is correct because it accurately represents the past tense of the given verb.

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  • 9. 

    är

  • 10. 

    Träffar

  • 11. 

    Tittar

    Explanation
    The given answer "tittade" is the past tense form of the verb "tittar" in Swedish. "Tittar" means "to look" in English, and "tittade" means "looked". Therefore, the correct answer is "tittade".

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  • 12. 

    Kör

  • 13. 

    Gör

  • 14. 

    Behöver

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "behövde" is the past tense form of the Swedish verb "behöva," which means "to need." This suggests that the question is asking for the past tense form of the verb "behöva."

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  • 15. 

    Tycker

  • 16. 

    Snöar

  • 17. 

    Använder

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "använde" is the past tense form of the verb "använder" in Swedish. It is used to indicate that someone used or utilized something in the past.

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  • 18. 

    Kostar

  • 19. 

    Köper

  • 20. 

    Går

  • 21. 

    Kommer

  • 22. 

    Betyder

    Explanation
    The given answer "betydde" is the past tense form of the verb "betyder" in Swedish. It means "meant" or "signified" in English. When used in the past tense, "betydde" indicates that something had a certain meaning or significance in the past.

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  • 23. 

    Dricker

  • 24. 

    Betalar

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "betalade". This is the past tense form of the verb "betala" in Swedish, which means "to pay". In this context, "betalade" is the appropriate form to use to indicate that someone paid for something in the past.

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  • 25. 

    åker

  • 26. 

    Finns

  • 27. 

    Tänker

  • 28. 

    Frågar

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "frågade" because it is the past tense form of the verb "fråga" in Swedish. The question is asking for the past tense of the verb, and "frågade" is the correct form to use in this context.

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  • 29. 

    Bestämmer

  • 30. 

    Följer

  • 31. 

    Ger

  • 32. 

    Förklarar

  • 33. 

    Tar

  • 34. 

    Har

  • 35. 

    Hoppas

  • 36. 

    Jobbar

  • 37. 

    Ligger

  • 38. 

    Tror

  • 39. 

    Mår

  • 40. 

    Bor

  • 41. 

    Pratar

  • 42. 

    öppnar

  • 43. 

    Sover

  • 44. 

    Brukar

    Explanation
    "brukade" is the past tense form of the verb "bruka" in Swedish. It is used to indicate a habitual or repeated action in the past.

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  • 45. 

    Svarar

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "svarade." This is the past tense form of the verb "svara" in Swedish, which means "to answer" in English.

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  • 46. 

    Vet

    Explanation
    The word "vet" means "knows" in English. The word "visste" also means "knew" in English. Since both words have similar meanings, "visste" is the correct answer.

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  • 47. 

    Väntar

    Explanation
    The given word "väntade" is the past tense form of the verb "väntar" in Swedish. "Väntar" means "to wait" in English, and "väntade" means "waited." Therefore, "väntade" is the correct answer as it is the past tense form of the verb.

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  • 48. 

    älskar

  • 49. 

    Berättar

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "berättade" because it is the past tense form of the verb "berätta" in Swedish. This verb means "to tell" in English. Therefore, "berättade" would mean "told" in English.

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  • 50. 

    Fikar

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