The word pedíamos is the imperfect form of pedir in the first person plural.
See the full pedir conjugation

pedir

Lo único que pedíamos eran mejores condiciones, ni siquiera nuestra libertad.
All we asked was better conditions, not even our freedom.
Cuando había solo uno, pedíamos un aventón.
When there was only one, we would hitch a ride.
Le pedíamos a la gente que nos enviaran a casa.
But we kept asking people to send us home.
También pedíamos que los responsables de ese crimen fueran castigados.
We also called for those responsible for this crime to be punished.
Todo lo que pedíamos era más flexibilidad con respecto a esta cuestión.
All we were asking for was more flexibility on this issue.
Lo que te pedíamos no era fácil.
What we asked of you was not easy.
Esto no era lo que pedíamos.
This was not what we had asked for.
El plato no era lo que pedíamos.
Dish was not what we asked for.
¿No te acuerdas que siempre pedíamos un niño? pero no...
Don't you remember we always want a child but failed.
Gran parte de lo que pedíamos se ha incorporado en este proyecto de acuerdo.
Much of what we called for has been incorporated in this draft agreement.
Los pedíamos y nos decía que no.
We would ask for them and he would always say no.
Dejábamos una bolsa con dinero en su coche y él hacía lo que le pedíamos.
Leave a bag of cash in his car, and he'd do whatever we asked.
Esto es lo que pedíamos desde un principio y acogemos con satisfacción este resultado.
This is something that we have advocated from the outset and we welcome this result.
Le dejábamos una bolsa de efectivo en el coche y hacía lo que le pedíamos.
Leave a bag of cash in his car and he'd do whatever we asked.
Hace tiempo pedíamos la designación de un supercomisario de desarrollo sostenible.
In the past, we have called for the introduction of a supercommissioner for sustainable development.
Le dejábamos una bolsa de efectivo en el coche y hacía lo que le pedíamos.
Leave a bag of cash in his car, and he'd do whatever we asked.
No importaba cuando pedíamos que se decidiera por la democracia y por Europa.
Our pleas for democracy and Europe went unheeded.
Le dábamos el dinero que pedía y le pedíamos que permaneciera en secreto.
We were throwing money at him and asking him to keep it dark.
Es decir, que pensaran en otra cosa mientras les pedíamos realizar una tarea de algún tipo.
This is having off-task thoughts while we're engaged in an ongoing task of some sort.
Es lo que pedíamos.
That's all we're asking, guys.
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