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íbamos a la playa
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to describe a habitual action in the past; first person plural)
a. we went to the beach
Mi hermana y yo crecimos en Cartagena e íbamos a la playa todos los fines de semana.My sister and I grew up in Cartagena, and we went to the beach every weekend.
b. we used to go the beach
Antes íbamos a la playa casi todos los días. ¿Por qué dejamos de hacerlo?Before, we used to go to the beach almost every day. Why did we stop doing that?
c. we would go to the beach
Cuando Peter y yo vivíamos en Miami, íbamos a la playa todo el tiempo.When Peter and I lived in Miami, we would go to the beach all the time.
2. (used to describe a specific action in the past; first person plural)
a. we were going to the beach
La semana pasada que los vi, ¿iban a la casa de la abuela? - No, íbamos a la playa.When I ran into you last week, were you going to Grandma's house? - No, we were going to the beach.
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