ellos miraban la televisión
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ellos miraban la televisión
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to express a specific action in the past; third person plural)
a. they were watching television
¿Qué hacían tus padres aquel domingo por la tarde? - Ellos miraban la televisión.What were your parents doing that Sunday afternoon? - They were watching television.
b. they watched television
En aquel momento nosotros estábamos jugando mientras ellos miraban la televisión.At that moment, we were playing while they watched television.
2. (used to express a habitual action in the past; third person plural)
a. they used to watch television
Envidiaba a mis primos. Ellos miraban la televisión todos los días al volver de clase.I envied my cousins. They used to watch television every day when they were back from school.
b. they watched television
¿Miraban tus hermanos mucho la televisión? - No, ellos miraban la televisión solo un rato después de las clases.Did your brothers watch television much? - No, they watched television only for a little while after class.
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