did you read the newspaper

did you read the newspaper(
dihd
 
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thuh
 
nuz
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pey
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puhr
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (when talking about a short or defined period of time; used to address one person)
a. leíste el periódico
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)
Did you read the newspaper this morning?¿Leíste el periódico esta mañana?
b. leyó el periódico
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Did you read the newspaper yesterday?¿Ayer leyó el periódico?
2. (when talking about a short or defined period of time; used to address multiple people)
a. leyeron el periódico (plural)
Did you read the newspaper? They're going to demolish the library.¿Leyeron el periódico? Van a demoler la biblioteca.
3. (when talking about a long or undefined period of time; used to address one person)
a. leías el periódico
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)
Did you read the newspaper a lot when you were in Argentina?¿Leías el periódico mucho cuando estabas en Argentina?
b. leía el periódico
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Did you read the newspaper when you worked there? - No, I was too busy working to get it printed.¿Leía el periódico cuando trabajaba allí? - No, estaba demasiado ocupado trabajando para imprimirlo.
4. (when talking about a long or undefined period of time; used to address multiple people)
a. leían el periódico (plural)
Did you read the newspaper often in New York? - All the time.¿Leían el periódico a menudo en Nueva York? - Todo el tiempo.
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