pude
-I could
The word pude is the preterite form of poder in the first person singular.
See the full poder conjugation

poder

Nos sentamos en el coche y no pude ver nada.
We sat in the car and I couldn't see anything.
No pude conseguir la atención de este muy fino la-de-da-de.
I couldn't get the attention of this very fine la-de-da-de.
Oh, pude escuchar a Johnny Mathis cantando en el fondo.
Oh, I could hear Johnny Mathis singing in the background.
El único barco que pude conseguir es un poco lento.
The only boat I could get is a little slow.
Porque yo no pude encontrar nada mal con su regulador.
Because i couldn't find anything wrong with his regulator.
Bascomb y los demás estaban hablando, pero no pude oírlos.
Bascomb and the others were talking, but I couldn't hear.
Sí, ella me recordó un problema que no pude resolver.
Yeah, she reminded me of a problem I couldn't solve.
No pude encontrar mi lugar en este nuevo mundo.
I could not find my place in this new world.
Por un minuto, pude verme en el Otro Lado.
For a minute, I could see myself on the Offshore.
Esto es lo mejor que pude encontrar en el jardín.
This is the best I could find in the yard.
Porque yo no pude encontrar nada mal con su regulador.
Because I couldn't find anything wrong with his regulator.
Así que no pude encontrar ningún otro discrepancias en su historia.
So I couldn't find any other discrepancies in his story.
Denise... No pude evitar de escuchar tu conversación con Shirley.
Denise, I couldn't help but overhear your conversation with Shirley.
Henry me dejó... cuando no pude darle un bebé.
Henry left me... when I couldn't give him a baby.
Pero no pude hacerlo en esa carretera a Yamashina.
But I couldn't do it on that road to Yamashina.
No hay paracaídas, todo lo que pude encontrar fue esto.
There are no parachutes, all I could find was this.
No pude encontrar nada, así que la caja está vacía.
I couldn't find anything, so the box is empty.
Él me agarró tan fuerte que no pude hacer nada.
He grabbed me so hard that I couldn't do anything.
No pude hacer una sola cosa que esos chicos hacían.
I couldn't do a single thing that those guys did.
En toda mi vida nunca pude hacer nada bueno.
In all my life I could never do nothing good.
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