I found you
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I found you(
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faund
 
yu
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I encountered you; used to address one person)
a. te encontré
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Elisa's father suddenly appeared under the bed, and he exclaimed "I found you!"El padre de Elisa apareció de repente debajo de la cama y exclamó "¡te encontré!"
b. lo encontré
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, masculine)
I found you here just by chance. I was passing by and saw you through the cafe window.Lo encontré aquí solo por casualidad. Pasaba y lo vi por la ventana del café.
c. la encontré
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, feminine)
I found you unconscious ma'am, and I brought you to the hospital.La encontré inconsciente señora y la llevé al hospital.
2. (I encountered you; used to address more than one person)
a. los encontré (plural, masculine or both genders)
Someone had abandoned you two, but I found you and decided to raise you as my own.Alguien los había abandonado a ustedes dos, pero yo los encontré y decidí criarlos como si fueran mis propios hijos.
b. las encontré (plural, feminine)
I found you easily because I know you guys love this store.Las encontré fácilmente porque sé que les encanta esta tienda.
3. (you seemed; used to address one person)
a. te encontré
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I found you attractive from the moment I met you.Te encontré atractiva desde el momento que te conocí.
b. lo encontré
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, masculine)
I found you interesting, so I wanted to come talk to you.Lo encontré interesante, así que quería venir a hablar con usted.
c. la encontré
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, feminine)
What a show! You are really funny. I found you incredibly entertaining.¡Qué espectáculo! Usted es muy graciosa. La encontré increíblemente entretenida.
4. (you seemed; used to address more than one person)
a. los encontré (plural, masculine or both genders)
Thank you all for sharing your stories. I found you very inspiring.Gracias a todos por compartir sus historias. Los encontré muy inspiradores.
b. las encontré (plural, feminine)
I have to say, I found you less impressive than the last time I saw you. Have you been practicing less?Tengo que decir que las encontré menos impresionantes que la última vez que las vi. ¿Han estado practicando menos?
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