cuando fue

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cuando fue(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to talk about movement; third person singular)
a. when he went
Juan la conoció a Glenda cuando fue a Estados Unidos.Juan met Glenda when he went to the U.S.
b. when she went
Marisa se llevó mi auto cuando fue a visitar a su hermana.Marisa took my car when she went to visit her sister.
c. when it went
El último aumento del precio tuvo lugar en enero, cuando fue de 5 a 7 dólares.The last increase in the price took place in January, when it went from 5 to 7 dollars.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used to talk about movement; second person singular)
a. when you went
¿Le dieron la información que necesitaba cuando fue a la oficina que le indiqué?Did they give you the information you required when you went to the department I told you about?
3. (used in passive voice; third person singular)
a. when he was (masculine)
Cuando fue elegido presidente, tenía solo 35 años.When he was elected president, he was just 35 years old.
b. when she was (feminine)
Leonor se mudó a un apartamento nuevo cuando fue nombrada directora general de la empresa.Leonor moved to a new apartment when she was appointed CEO of the company.
c. when it was
Da una breve introducción sobre la ley. Puedes, por ejemplo, mencionar el año cuando fue aprobada.Give a small introduction about the act. You might, for example, mention the year when it was passed.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used in passive voice; second person singular)
a. when you were
¿Cuál fue su reacción cuando fue seleccionado para representar a su país en las Olimpíadas?What was your reaction when you were selected to represent your country in the Olympic Games?
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