he could

he could(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used as the past of "can")
a. podía
When he was a teenager, he could eat three burgers at a time and not get full.Cuando era adolescente, podía comer tres hamburguesas a la vez y no sentirse lleno.
b. pudo
He did the best he could, but someone else won.Hizo lo mejor que pudo, pero otro ganó.
c. sabía
My grandfather was a military interpreter; he could speak seven languages.Mi abuelo era intérprete militar; sabía hablar siete idiomas.
2. (used as conditional)
a. pudiera
Noah would travel more if he could.Noah viajaría más si pudiera.
b. podía
If he could pay off his student loans faster, we would get married sooner.So podía pagar sus préstamos estudiantiles más rápido, nos casaríamos antes.
3. (used to express possibility)
a. podría
If Juan keeps working for the bank, he could become a manager within three years.Si Juan sigue trabajando para el banco, podría convertirse en gerente dentro de tres años.
b. puede
Martin is on his way, but he could arrive late.Martín está en camino, pero puede llegar tarde.
4. (used to express suggestions)
a. podría
He's a well-behaved kid. He could come to work with me if we bring toys and coloring books.Es un niño bien educado. Podría acompañarme a trabajar si traemos juguetes y libros para colorear.
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