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"De pequeño" is a phrase which is often translated as "when I was little", and "que te gustaba hacer" is a phrase which is often translated as "that you liked to do". Learn more about the difference between "de pequeño" and "que te gustaba hacer" below.
de pequeño(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. when I was little (first person)
De pequeño pasaba casi todos los veranos en casa de mis abuelos.When I was little, I spent most summers at my grandparents'.
b. when you were little (second person)
De pequeño te encantaban estos dibujos animados. ¿No te acuerdas?You used to love these cartoons when you were little. Don't you remember?
c. when he was little (third person)
Yo recuerdo a Óscar de pequeño, pero hace años que no lo veo.I remember Oscar when he was little, but I haven't seen him for ages.
d. as a child
De pequeño, era graciosísimo. ¿Quién iba a pensar entonces que se convertiría en un imbécil de este calibre?As a child, he was really cute. Who'd have thought back then he'd become a moron of this caliber?
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que te gustaba hacer
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(second person singular)
a. that you liked to do
Las cosas que te gustaba hacer de niño no son las mismas que las que te gusta hacer de mayor.The things that you liked to do as a child are not the same ones that you like to do as an adult.
b. that you liked doing
El crucigrama que te gustaba hacer era el de esa revista que ya no se publica, ¿verdad?The crossword that you liked doing was the one in that magazine that is not published any longer, wasn't it?
c. you liked to do
¿Qué te pasa? Las actividades que te gustaba hacer ahora parece que te aburren.What's the matter with you? The activities you liked to do seem to bore you now.
d. you liked doing
No te acordarás, pero algo que te gustaba mucho hacer era dormir con tu osito de peluche.You won't remember, but something you really liked doing was to sleep with your teddy bear.
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