I was shortphrase
a. era bajo
I couldn't see the screen because I was short and the man in front of me was tall.No podía ver la pantalla porque yo era bajo y el hombre en frente de mí era alto.
b. era chaparro (Central America) (Mexico)
All of the other kids made fun of me because I was short.Todos los otros niños se burlaban de mí porque era chaparro.
c. era petiso (South America)
I was short, but I knew how to fight.Era petiso, pero sabía pelear.
2. (to lack)
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