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as a child, I was shy
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
a. era tímido de niño
As a child, I was shy. I didn't come out of my shell until my freshman year of college.Era tímido de niño. No salí del caparazón hasta mi primer año de la universidad.
b. era penoso de niño (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
Regionalism used in Cuba
Regionalism used in Mexico
What were you like as a child? - As a child, I was shy.¿Cómo eras de niño? - Era penoso de niño.
c. era vergonzoso de niño
As a child, I was shy, so I didn't have many friends.Era vergonzoso de niño, así que no tenía muchos amigos.
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