Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (first person singular)
2. (third person singular)
a. he thought that (masculine)
Pepe solo te invitó a la fiesta porque pensaba que ibas a traer a Sarah.Pepe only invited you to his party because he thought that you were going to bring Sarah.
b. she thought that (feminine)
Claudia no sabía que tú y Jorge estaban saliendo. Pensaba que eran solo amigos.Claudia didn't know that you and Jorge were dating. She thought you were just friends.
c. it thought that
La ardilla se fue corriendo porque pensaba que le ibas a agarrar la colaThe squirrel ran away because it thought you were going to grab its tail.
d. thought that
Pancho pensaba que eras de Colombia, pero le dije que eres de Panamá.Pancho thought that you were from Colombia, but I told him you're from Panama.
(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. you thought that
Yo sé que usted le dijo a María que me ayudara con el proyecto porque pensaba que yo no me podía encargar de él solo.I know you told Maria to help me with the project because you thought that I couldn't handle it myself.
Translate pensaba que using machine translatorsSee Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
The world’s largest Spanish dictionary
Conjugations for every Spanish verb
Learn vocabulary faster
Learn every rule and exception
Native-speaker video pronunciations
Word of the Day
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Learn offline on iOS
Learn Spanish faster