pensaba

pensaba(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I believed; imperfect indicative; first person singular)
a. I thought
Pensaba que mi esposo me engañaba, así que contraté a un detective privado.I thought my husband was cheating on me, so I hired a private detective.
2. (he or she believed; imperfect indicative; third person singular)
a. he thought (masculine)
Julio me dijo una vez que pensaba que tú eras gay.Julio once said to me he thought you were gay.
b. she thought (feminine)
Yo no conocía bien a Estefanía, así que no estaba seguro de qué pensaba de mí.I didn't know Estefania well, so I wasn't sure what she thought of me.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(you believed; imperfect indicative; second person singular)
a. you thought
Pensaba que podría ocultarle esto a la policía, ¿no es cierto?You thought you could hide this from the police, didn't you?
4. (I had in mind; imperfect indicative; first person singular)
a. I was planning
Pensaba ir al cine mañana. ¿Quieres venir conmigo?I was planning to go to the movies tomorrow. Do you want to come with me?
b. I meant
Pensaba decirte una cosa, pero se me olvidó.I meant to tell you something, but I forgot.
c. I intended
Pensaba escribir una secuela de mi anterior novela, pero he cambiado de idea.I intended to write a sequel to my previous novel, but I changed my mind.
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