nos encontramos

nos encontramos
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (we chance on each other; used to express a habitual action in the present; first person plural)
a. we meet
Isabel y yo vivimos en el mismo barrio, por eso nos encontramos tan a menudo en la calle.Isabel and I live in the same neighborhood. That's why we meet so often in the street.
b. we bump into each other
Como trabajamos en el mismo edificio, nos encontramos de vez en cuando.Since we work in the same building, we bump into each other now and then.
c. we run into each other
Miguel y yo nunca hemos quedado, pero hacemos la compra en el mismo supermercado y nos encontramos muchas veces allí.Miguel and I have never arranged to meet, but we shop at the same supermarket and we often run into each other there.
2. (we chanced on each other; used to express a specific action in the past; first person plural)
a. we met
¿Cuándo viste a María por última vez? - Hace más o menos un mes. Nos encontramos por casualidad en una tienda.When did you last see Maria? - About a month ago. We met by chance in a store.
b. we bumped into each other
Samuel te manda recuerdos. Nos encontramos en las escaleras del metro. Está muy cambiado.Samuel sends his regards. We bumped into each other on the metro stairs. He's very changed.
c. we ran into each other
¿Habías quedado con Juan? - No, pero nos encontramos en la disco.Did you have a date with Juan? - No, but we ran into each other at the disco.
3. (we get together; used to express a habitual action in the present; first person plural)
a. we meet
¿Ves mucho a tus amigos? - Sí, nos encontramos todos los jueves para tomar café.Do you see a lot of your friends? - Yes, we meet every Thursday for coffee.
4. (we got together; used to express a specific action in the past; first person plural)
a. we met
Nos encontramos con la otra parte en la querella para intentar llegar a un acuerdo y no ir a juicio.We met with the other party in the lawsuit to try to reach a settlement and not go to trial.
5. (we're situated; first person plural)
a. we are
Como pueden ver en estas imágenes, nos encontramos en la salida de la autopista M-30, donde ha tenido lugar el accidente.As you can see in these images, we are at the exit of the M-30 highway, where the accident has taken place.
6. (we're experiencing a state or situation; first person plural)
a. we find ourselves
Nuestro padre tiene mucho dinero, así que, cuando nos encontramos en un apuro, sabemos que podemos recurrir a él.Our father has a lot of money, so when we find ourselves in a tight spot, we know can turn to him.
b. we are
Tanto mi esposo como yo hemos perdido el trabajo. Nos encontramos en una situación muy difícil.Both my husband and I have lost our jobs. We are in a very difficult situation.
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