I ate lunch
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I ate lunch(
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eyt
 
luhnch
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (for a short or defined period of time)
a. almorcé
I ate lunch at noon today.Almorcé al mediodía hoy.
b. comí
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I ate lunch outside today. I wanted to get some fresh air before going back into the office.Comí afuera hoy. Quería respirar el aire fresco antes de volver a la oficina.
c. tuve la comida
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I ate lunch at home today. I didn't eat much, since I know I'll have a big dinner.Tuve la comida en casa hoy. No comí mucho, porque sabía que tendría una cena grande.
2. (for a long or undefined period of time)
a. almorzaba
During childhood, I always ate lunch at home, since I lived so close to school.Durante mi niñez, siempre almorzaba en casa, como vivía tan cerca a la escuela.
b. comía
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
In grade school, I ate lunch at the same time as the bullies, and I was scared to go into the cafeteria.En la escuela primaria, comía al mismo tiempo que los matones, y temía entrar a la cafetería.
c. tomaba la comida
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
During college, I always ate lunch on the quad.En mis años universitarios, siempre tomaba la comida en el patio.
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