he was poor
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he was poor
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (he didn't have much money; used to talk about a long or undefined period of time)
2. (he didn't have much money; used to talk about a short or defined period of time)
a. fue pobre
Things weren't always easy for Kyle. He was poor until he finally published his first novel.Los cosas no siempre eran fáciles para Kyle. Fue pobre hasta que por fin publicó su primera novela.
3. (he was not skilled; used to talk about a long or undefined period of time)
a. era malo
Leo's teachers said that he was poor at math. They never suspected he would grow up to be physicist.Los maestros de Leo decían que era malo para la matemática. Jamás sospecharon que llegaría a ser físico cuando fuera grande.
4. (he was not skilled; used to talk about a short or defined period of time)
a. fue malo
Though Beto was a talented pianist, he was poor at sight-reading until he began studying with a teacher.Aunque Beto era un pianista con talento, fue malo repentizando hasta que empezó a estudiar con un profesor.
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