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"I met" is a phrase which is often translated as "conocí", and "I have known" is a phrase which is often translated as "he sabido". Learn more about the difference between "I met" and "I have known" below.
I met(
ay
 
meht
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I became acquainted with)
a. conocí
Yesterday, I met Laura's boyfriend. He seems to be a nice guy.Ayer, conocí al novio de Laura. Parece un tipo agradable.
2. (I came together with)
a. me encontré con
I met my friends for dinner last night.Anoche me encontré con mis amigos para cenar.
b. me reuní
I met with some of my old schoolmates last week.Me reuní con algunos de mis antiguos compañeros de clase la semana pasada.
3. (I satisfied)
a. cumplí con
Although I met all my job requirements, my boss dismissed me.Aunque cumplí todos los requisitos de mi trabajo, mi jefe me despidió.
4. (I welcomed)
a. recibí
I met my guests with a smile.Recibí a mis invitados con una sonrisa.
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I have known(
ay
 
hahv
 
non
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I have been aware of)
a. he sabido
I have known how to speak Spanish for 30 years.He sabido cómo hablar español durante 30 años.
2. (I have been acquainted with)
a. he conocido
I have known Gonzalo for seven years.He conocido a Gonzalo por siete años.
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