Quick answer
"Dónde estuviste" is a phrase which is often translated as "where you have been", and "dónde estabas" is a phrase which is often translated as "where you were". Learn more about the difference between "dónde estuviste" and "dónde estabas" below.
dónde estuviste
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(second person singular)
a. where you have been
Voy a averiguar dónde estuviste aunque no me lo quieras decir.I will find out where you have been even if you don't tell me.
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dónde estabas
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(general)
a. where you were
Quiero saber dónde estabas y qué estabas haciendo.I want to know where you were and what you were doing.
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