pero no pudo

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pero no pudo(
peh
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roh
 
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. but he couldn't (masculine)
Alejandro hizo todo lo posible para recaudar el dinero que necesitaba pero no pudo hacerlo a tiempo.Alejandro did everything he could to raise the money he needed but he couldn't do it on time.
b. but he wasn't able to (masculine)
David intentó romper su propio récord pero no pudo.David tried to break his own record but he wasn't able to.
c. but she couldn't (feminine)
Alma trató de abrir el frasco pero no pudo. ¿Podrías intentarlo tú?Alma tried to open the jar but she couldn't. Could you give it a try?
d. but she wasn't able to (feminine)
Creo que Mia estaba tratando de decirnos algo pero no pudo porque Alex la interrumpió.I think Mia was trying to tell us something but she wasn't able to because Alex interrupted her.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. but you couldn't
Puede que tenga razón, pero no pudo probarlo, Diego.You may be right but you couldn't prove it, Diego.
b. but you weren't able to
Entiendo que quería cambiar de posición pero no pudo porque no había ningún puesto disponible.I understand that you wanted to change positions but you weren't able to because there were no job openings.
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