iba a ir
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iba a ir
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular)
a. he was going to go (masculine)
Pedro me contó que iba a ir a la universidad después del verano, pero que lo llamaron a filas en agosto.Pedro told me that he was going to go to college after the summer, but that he was drafted in August.
b. she was going to go (feminine)
A Gema la agarraron robando en una tienda, y pensó que iba a ir a la cárcel por eso.Gema was caught shoplifting, and she thought she was going to go to jail for that.
2. (first person singular)
a. I was going to go
Iba a ir a un concierto esta noche, pero lo han suspendido, así que me quedaré en casa.I was going to go to a show tonight, but it's been canceled, so I'm going to stay at home.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. you were going to go
Iba a ir a San Diego este fin de semana, pero cambió de idea. ¿Es así Sr. Suárez?You were going to go to San Diego this weekend, but you changed your mind. Is that so, Mr. Suarez?
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