no pudo(
noh
 
poo
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doh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular)
a. he couldn't
Traté de explicarle la fórmula, pero no pudo entenderla.I tried to explain the formula to him, but he couldn't understand it.
b. he wasn't able to
No pudo terminar de desayunar porque tenía prisa.He wasn't able to finish his breakfast because he was in a hurry.
c. she couldn't
No pudo llegar a tiempo al aeropuerto.She couldn't arrive at the airport on time.
d. she wasn't able to
No pudo venir porque su hijo se enfermó.She wasn't able to come because her son got sick.
e. couldn't
Diego no pudo invertir en mi negocio, pero su hermano Santiago sí.Diego couldn't invest in my business, but his brother Santiago could.
f. wasn't able to
Renata no pudo seguir su carrera de bailarina porque se lastimó el pie.Renata couldn't continue her dancing career because she hurt her foot.
2.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(second person singular)
a. you couldn't
Qué lástima que no pudo asistir a la ceremonia, Dr.It's a shame you couldn't attend the ceremony, Dr.
b. you weren't able to
Ya que no usted pudo terminar el reporte, se lo encargamos a la Srita. González.Since you weren't able to finish the report, we gave it to Mrs. Gonzalez.
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