The word podía is the imperfect form of poder in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation.
See the full poder conjugation

poder

Wally no podía ser la primera victima en este caso.
Wally could not be the first victim in this case.
Si tu magia podía crearlo, ¿por qué esperar hasta ahora?
If your magic could create it, why wait until now?
Pero el armario podía ser un buen sitio para mirar.
But the closet could be a good place to look.
Mi primera novia me dejó porque ella no podía manejarlo.
My first girlfriend left me because she couldn't handle it.
Para terminar el trabajo que y tu padre no podía.
To finish the job that you and your father couldn't.
Con todo su poder, Emma-O no podía quitarse la máscara.
With all his power, Emma-O could not remove the mask.
Él no podía saber que estamos en guerra con ellos.
He couldn't know that we are at war with them.
Suena como algo que podía ser duro en un matrimonio.
Sounds like something that would be tough on a marriage.
Nathan dijo que podía quedarme por un par de días.
Nathan said I could stay for a couple of days.
Mi primo Dylan dijo que podía quedarme en su casa.
My cousin Dylan said I could stay at his house.
Gabriel podía correr mucho más rápido cuando él era joven.
Gabriel could run a lot faster when he was young.
El video era escalofriante, pero no podía ver sus caras.
The video was chilling, but I couldn't see their faces.
Pero no podía dejar este mundo sin saborear mi victoria.
But I couldn't leave this world without savouring my victory.
No podía soportar la idea de él teniendo una vida.
She couldn't stand the thought of him having a life.
El Nasi podía entrar y salir por la misma puerta.
The Nasi could enter and leave through the same gate.
De hecho, el único que no podía ser es Marlon.
In fact, the only one it couldn't be is Marlon.
Sin embargo, su padre cayó enfermo y no podía viajar.
However, his father fell ill and could not travel.
Pero dijo que no podía aceptar un regalo como ese.
But you said you couldn't accept a gift like that.
Y la Bombe podía hacerlo en unos pocos minutos.
And the Bombe could do it in a few minutes.
Después mamá dijo que ella no podía hacer nada conmigo.
Then mum said that she couldn't do anything with me.
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