once upon a time

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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(general)
a. érase una vez
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Once upon a time, there was a very poor boy named Aladdin.Érase una vez un niño muy pobre llamado Aladino.
b. había una vez
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Once upon a time, there was an ugly duckling.Había una vez un patito feo.
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