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"Used to" is a phrase which is often translated as "soler", and "when I was younger" is a phrase which is often translated as "cuando era más joven". Learn more about the difference between "used to" and "when I was younger" below.
used to(
yust
 
tu
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My family used to go to the beach every summer when I was a kid.Mi familia iba a la playa todos los veranos cuando era niño.
Our coworker used to have the cutest pet rabbit named Bunthony Hopkins.Nuestra compañera tenía un conejito monísimo llamado Bunthony Hopkins.
b. soler (only in the imperfect)
My grandfather used to hide chocolate from my grandmother all over the house.Mi abuelo solía esconder chocolates de mi abuela por toda la casa.
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when I was younger(
wehn
 
ay
 
wuhz
 
yuhng
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guhr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. cuando era más joven
When I was younger, women were not allowed in the army.Cuando era más joven, las mujeres no podían entrar al ejército.
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