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"Ago" is an adverb which is often translated as "hace", and "past continuous" is a noun which is often translated as "el pasado continuo". Learn more about the difference between "ago" and "past continuous" below.
ago(
uh
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go
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (general)
a. hace
He finished an hour ago.Terminó hace una hora.
She returned to her country some time ago.Volvió a su país hace algún tiempo.
b. atrás
The agreement was signed a few days ago.El acuerdo se firmó unos días atrás.
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past continuous(
pahst
 
kuhn
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tihn
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yu
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uhs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (grammar)
a. el pasado continuo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
In English, the past continuous is formed through the combination the past tense of the auxiliary verb "to be" and the "-ing" form of the main verb.En inglés, se forma el pasado continuo por combinar el pasado del verbo auxiliar "to be" y la forma "-ing" del verb principal.
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