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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (third person singular)
a. I was telling him (masculine)
Yo siempre le decía que tuviera cuidado en la carretera.I was always telling him to be careful on the road.
b. I was telling her (feminine)
Mery está comprando suministros por si viene el huracán. - Muy bien. Justo lo otro día le decía que debería estar preparada por si acaso.Mery is buying supplies in case the hurricane hits. - Good. Just the other day I was telling her that she should be ready just in case.
c. I was telling
Como le decía a mi vecino ayer, deberíamos organizar una reunión comunitaria.As I was telling my neighbor yesterday, we should organize a community meeting.
(second person singular)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
a. I was telling you
¿Recuerda lo que le decía la semana pasada? Sabía que el gobernador iba a renunciar.Remember what I was telling you last week? I knew the governor was going to resign.
b. I was saying
Disculpe la interrupción. - No se preocupe. Cómo le decía, la nueva campaña se lanzará en un mes.Sorry for the interruption. - Don't worry. As I was saying, the new campaign will be launched in a month.
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