se dio cuenta
se dio cuenta
phrase
1. (general) 
a. he realized (United States) 
Cuando iba a pagar, se dio cuenta de que había olvidado su cartera.When he was going to pay, he realized that he had forgotten his wallet.
b. she realized (United States) 
Intentamos ser discretos, pero se dio cuenta de que le estábamos organizando una fiesta sorpresa.We tried to be discreet, but she realized that we were planning a surprise party for her.
c. realized (United States) 
El profesor se dio cuenta de que había cometido un error.The teacher realized that he had made a mistake.
d. he realised (United Kingdom) 
De repente se dio cuenta de que debía trabajar más duro.He suddenly realised that he had to work harder.
e. she realised (United Kingdom) 
Se dio cuenta de que era demasiado tarde para reparar su error.She realised it was too late to fix her mistake.
f. realised (United Kingdom) 
Mi padre se dio cuenta de que estaba siendo muy estricto con nosotros.My father realised that he was being very strict with us.
Se dio cuenta de que estábamos actuando raro.He noticed that we were acting strange.
h. noticed 
Carmen se dio cuenta de que alguien le estaba robando.Carmen noticed that someone was stealing from her.
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