-I instructed
The word instruí is the preterite form of instruir in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation.
See the full instruir conjugation


Él hizo lo que le instruí.
He did what I told him to do.
Para desarrollar la batería de metal líquido, contraté estudiantes y post-docs y los instruí.
To develop liquid metal battery, I hired students and post-docs and mentored them.
Cumple las indicaciones tal como te instruí.
Follow the directions just like I told you to.
Yo le instruí para que lo llevaran al lugar seguro más cercano.
I instructed him to bring it to the nearest safe place.
E instruí a mi nuevo novato a leerle los derechos al dicho sospechoso.
So, I then instructed my new rookie to Mirandize said suspect.
Le instruí a la testigo que contara la historia a su manera.
The witness has been instructed to tell her own story in her own way.
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