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"I was walking" is a phrase which is often translated as "estaba caminando", and "I am walking" is a phrase which is often translated as "estoy caminando". Learn more about the difference between "I was walking" and "I am walking" below.
I was walking(
ay
 
wuhz
 
wa
-
kihng
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. estaba caminando
Sorry I missed your call. I was walking and I didn't feel my phone vibrate.Siento haber perdido tu llamada. Estaba caminando y no sentí vibrar mi celular.
b. caminaba
I was walking in the street when I found five dollars.Caminaba por la calle cuando encontré cinco dólares.
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I am walking(
ay
 
ahm
 
wa
-
kihng
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I am traveling on foot)
a. estoy caminando
I am walking to improve my circulation.Estoy caminando para mejorar la circulación.
b. estoy andando
I am walking at the beach.Estoy andando en la playa.
2. (I am traveling on foot with)
a. estoy paseando
I am walking the dog.Estoy paseando el perro.
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