iba a la escuela
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iba a la escuela(
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bah
 
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kweh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express a specific action in the past; third person singular)
a. he was going to school (masculine)
El chico dice que iba a la escuela cuando vio al elefante que había escapado del zoo en el parque.The boy says he was going to school when he saw the elephant that escaped from the zoo at the park.
b. she was going to school (feminine)
Laura salió de su casa diciendo a sus papás que iba a la escuela, pero no fue.Laura left the house while telling her parents she was going to school, but she wasn't.
c. was going to school
Eran las ocho de la mañana y Luis iba a la escuela.It was eight o'clock in the morning and Luis was going to school.
2. (used to express a habitual action in the past; third person singular)
a. he used to go to school (masculine)
Nikola cuenta que iba a la escuela con regularidad antes de que estallara la guerra.Nikola says he used to go to school regularly before the war started.
b. she used to go to school (feminine)
Lara se topó con una chica con la que iba a la escuela en Almería.Lara ran into this girl she used to go to school with in Almeria.
c. used to go to school
Fermín iba a la escuela en autobús porque estaba bastante lejos.Fermin used to go to school by bus because it was pretty far away.
3. (used to express a specific action in the past; first person singular)
a. I was going to school
¿Qué hacías en esa zona tan temprano? - Iba a la escuela.What were you doing in the area so early? - I was going to school.
4. (used to express a habitual action in the past; first person singular)
a. I used to go to school
Me encontré con un amigo con el que iba a la escuela.I met a friend I used to go to school with.
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