Where were you yesterday?
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Where were you yesterday?(
wehr
 
wuhr
 
yu
 
yehs
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tuhr
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dey
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. ¿Dónde estuviste ayer?
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)
Where were you yesterday? - I was studying in the library all day.¿Dónde estuviste ayer? - Estuve estudiando en la biblioteca todo el día.
b. ¿Dónde estabas ayer?
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)
Where were you yesterday while Jim and I were doing the shopping?¿Dónde estabas ayer mientras Jim y yo hacíamos la compra?
c. ¿Dónde estuvo ayer?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Maybe you left your wallet somewhere. Where were you yesterday, Mrs. Pitman?Tal vez dejó su billetera en algún sitio. ¿Dónde estuvo ayer, Sra. Pitman?
d. ¿Dónde estaba ayer?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Where were you yesterday at the time of the murder?¿Dónde estaba ayer a la hora del asesinato?
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. ¿Dónde estuvieron ayer? (plural)
Where were you yesterday? - It was raining and we were at home all day.¿Dónde estuvieron ayer? - Llovía y estuvimos en casa todo el día.
b. ¿Dónde estaban ayer? (plural)
Where were you yesterday? I didn't see you in class.¿Dónde estaban ayer? No los vi en clase.
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