iba al cine
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (first person singular)
a. I went to the movies
Todos los sábados iba al cine con mis amigos.Every Saturday I went to the movies with my friends.
b. I went to the cinema
Me encantaban las películas. Cada vez que podía, iba al cine.I loved films. Every time I could, I went to the cinema.
2. (third person singular)
a. he went to the movies (masculine)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Kopalsky se sabía los nombres de todos los actores. Iba al cine con mucha frecuencia.Kopalsky knew the names of every actor. He went to the movies a lot.
b. she went to the movies (feminine)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Karina le decía a sus papás que iba a la biblioteca cuando en realidad iba al cine.Karina told her parents she went to the library when in reality she went to the movies.
c. he went to the cinema (masculine) (United Kingdom)
Pablo adoraba a su madre. Iba al cine con ella todos los fines de semana.Pablo loved his mum. He went to the cinema with her every weekend.
d. she went to the cinema (feminine) (United Kingdom)
¿Cuál era el pasatiempo favorito de Cristal? - Iba al cine. Tres o cuatro veces por semana.What was Cristal's favourite pastime? - She went to the cinema. Three or four times a week.
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 went to the movies
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Entonces, dice usted que cuando no iba a ver una obra iba al cine. - Así es.So you're saying that when you didn't go to see a play you went to the movies. - That's right.
b. you went to the cinema (United Kingdom)
Así que cada vez que podía iba al cine. - Sí, era una ventana al mundo.So you went to the cinema whenever you could. - Yes, it was a window into the world.
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