tuvo miedo

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tuvo miedo(
too
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boh
 
myeh
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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.
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. you were afraid
Usted sabía que Carlos me estaba mintiendo y tuvo miedo de decírmelo. ¿Por qué?You knew Carlos was lying to me and you were afraid of telling me. Why?
2. (third person singular)
a. he was afraid (masculine)
Cuando era chico, Juan siempre lloraba cuando me veía. Creo que me tuvo miedo como hasta los doce años.When he was little, Juan would always cry when he saw me. I think he was afraid of me until he was like twelve.
b. she was afraid (feminine)
¿Por qué Gloria no saltó cuando le dije que saltara? - Bueno, tuvo miedo. Es la primera vez que hacía bungee.Why didn't Carla jump when I told her to? - Well, she was afraid. It's the first she was doing bungee jumping.
c. was afraid
Laura tuvo miedo de que la despidieran tras haber perdido un cliente importante.Laura was afraid of getting fired after she lost an important client.
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