they were happy

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they were happy(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (to be content generally)
a. eran felices
When she was young, my mom lived in Germany with her family. They were happy there.Cuando era joven, mi mamá vivía en Alemania con su familia. Eran felices allá.
b. fueron felices
Their lives were not long, but they were happy.Sus vidas no fueron largos, pero fueron felices.
2. (to feel joyful)
a. estaban felices
The villagers had had an election. They were happy with the new mayor.Los vecinos del pueblo habían tenido una elección. Estaban felices con el alcalde nuevo.
b. estuvieron felices
My colleagues learned that the project was finished, and they were happy.Mis colegas se dieron cuenta de que el proyecto se terminó, y estuvieron felices.
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