preparábamos
-we were preparing
The word preparábamos is the imperfect form of preparar in the first person plural.
See the full preparar conjugation

preparar

¿Por qué no nos lo notificaste cuando preparábamos la lista?
Why didn't you clear this when we went through the list?
No, solo nos preparábamos para salir.
No, we're just getting ready to go out.
Sí. Cuando nos preparábamos para el picnic.
When we were getting ready for the picnic.
Nos preparábamos para empezar.
Oh, we were just getting ready to start.
Se fue mientras preparábamos todo.
He went back to his trailer while we set up.
Nos preparábamos para irnos.
Actually, we were just getting ready to leave.
Nos preparábamos para irnos.
We were getting ready to leave.
Nos preparábamos para empezar.
Oh, just getting ready to start.
El proyecto de documento que hemos examinado hoy mientras preparábamos esta reunión constaba de 167 páginas.
The draft document that we reviewed today in preparation for this meeting was 167 pages long.
Mientras nos preparábamos para la gira tuve que recordarle a los muchachos que fueran culturalmente correctos.
Now, while preparing for the tour, I had to remind the guys to be culturally sensitive.
Nos pareció una pérdida de tiempo, pero mientras nos preparábamos para el cuarto intento, su razonamiento quedó claro.
This seemed like a waste of time, but as we lined up for our fourth attempt his reasoning became clear.
Mientras nos preparábamos para tomar el tren, nos embargó un sentimiento de gran solemnidad y nos pusimos a orar.
As we were preparing to take the train, we felt very solemn, and proposed a season of prayer.
Cuando preparábamos el caso, mi fiscal contrató un detective privado para hablar con otros pacientes y echarle un vistazo a los Brewsters.
When we were preparing the court case, my QC hired a private detective to talk to other patients and have a look at the Brewsters.
Cuando preparábamos el documento de que se trata, procuramos tener en cuenta los enfoques básicos de nuestros colaboradores en relación con el problema.
When preparing the document for your attention, we tried to take due account of the basic approaches followed by our partners in addressing this issue.
Era nuestra ventaja mayor la de que preparábamos el derrocamiento de un régimen que aún no había tenido tiempo de formarse.
The fact that we made ready for the overthrow of a regime which did not manage to get established, proved to be our greatest advantage.
Mientras lo preparábamos todo, alguien leía el periódico en voz alta e intercambiamos ideas acerca de la forma de transmitir nuestro mensaje e integrar a la gente.
While we cooked all this stuff, somebody read the newspaper out loud, and we threw around ideas about how to get across our message and get people involved.
Y mientras nos preparábamos para regresar del entierro los coches se detuvieron en un baño para dejar que la gente fuese antes de emprender el largo viaje de regreso.
And as we were preparing to come back from the burial, the cars stopped at the bathroom to let folks take care of themselves before the long ride back to the city.
En el transcurso de las negociaciones de adhesión, cuando nos preparábamos para adherirnos a la Unión Europea, se prestó especial atención a la modernización de la administración pública y en la lucha contra la corrupción.
In the course of the accession negotiations, when we were preparing for membership of the European Union, particular attention was given to modernising the public administration and combating corruption.
Señor Swoboda, he hecho justamente esa pregunta cuando nos preparábamos para la votación y se me ha dicho que tenemos que hacer algunas concesiones, ya que la situación en Etiopía estaba cambiando prácticamente con cada hora que pasa.
Mr Swoboda, I asked that very question when we were preparing for the vote, and was told that we had to make some allowances, as the situation in Ethiopia was changing practically by the hour.
Cuando preparábamos el texto nos acordamos del Lobsang Rampa, quien describió en uno de sus libros un viaje hecho por él, junto con otro colega de estudio al monasterio, en compañía de su maestro el lama Mygiar Dondup, hacia un planeta que moría.
When we prepared the text we remembered Lobsang Ramp, which described in one of his books, an astral journey, done by him and another study colleague of the monastery, in his master's company the Lama Mygiar Dondup, to a planet that was dying.
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