estaba enfermo
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estaba enfermo(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (third person singular)
a. he was sick
¿Por qué no vino Andrés a clase ayer? - Porque estaba enfermo.Why didn't Andres come to class yesterday? - Because he was sick.
b. it was sick
¿Se murió el perro del vecino? - Sí, estaba enfermo.Did the neighbor's dog die? - Yes, it was sick.
c. was sick
Mi esposo estaba enfermo ayer, pero hoy ya se encuentra mucho mejor.My husband was sick yesterday, but he's feeling much better today.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(second person singular)
a. you were sick
Si estaba enfermo, debería haber ido al médico para pedirle la baja.If you were sick, you should have gone to see a doctor and ask him for a medical certificate.
3. (first person singular)
a. I was sick
No me presenté al examen porque ese día estaba enfermo.I didn't take the exam because I was sick that day.
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