until then

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until then(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (before a specific point in the past)
a. hasta entonces
On Thursday, she kissed him. Until then, he hadn't realized he had feelings for her.El jueves, ella lo besó. Hasta entonces, no se había dado cuenta que sentía algo por ella.
b. hasta ese momento
The fist day of high school was important for me. Until then, I didn't have any friends.El primer día de la prepa fue importante para mí. Hasta ese momento no había tenido amigos.
2. (until a future moment)
a. hasta entonces
You need to find a place to live, but until then, you can stay with us.Necesitas encontrar un lugar para vivir, pero hasta entonces puedes quedarte con nosotros.
b. mientras tanto
His dad gets home in a week, and he asked us to watch him until then.Su papá regresa dentro de una semana y nos pidió que lo cuidáramos mientras tanto.
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