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"Gustaba" is a form of "gustar", an intransitive verb which is often translated as "to like". "Después de clase" is a phrase which is often translated as "after class". Learn more about the difference between "después de clase" and "gustaba" below.
después de clase
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. after class
¿Quieres venir a jugar al baloncesto con nosotros después de clases?Do you want to come play basketball with us after class?
b. after school
Yo siempre dormía la siesta después de clases.I always took a nap after school.
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gustar(
goos
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to enjoy)
a. to like
Me gusta la comida mexicana.I like Mexican food.
b. to please
A ella le gustó ver a su hijo tan contento.She was pleased to see her son so happy.
2. (to be attracted to)
a. to like
¿Crees que le gusto?Do you think she likes me?
b. to fancy (United Kingdom)
Me gusta mucho tu primo. ¿Cómo se llama?I really fancy your cousin. What's his name?
3. (to be pleasing)
a. to be liked
Las columnas de Rita gustan mucho. Las vamos a seguir publicando.Rita's columns are liked a lot. We'll keep on publishing them.
b. to be popular
No entiendo por qué gusta tanto el vino espumante. Lo detesto.I can't understand why sparkling wine is so popular. I hate it.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to test)
a. to taste (food)
¿Puedes gustar esta salsa? ¿Le pongo más sal?Can you taste this sauce? Should I add more salt?
5. (to want)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to try
¿Gustan algo más?Would you like anything else?
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