which was
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which was(
wihch
 
wuhz
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in relative clauses)
a. el cual era (indicating a permanent quality; masculine)
The kitten, which was gray and white, ran up to me.El gatito, el cual era gris y blanco, corrió hacia mí.
b. la cual era (indicating a permanent quality; feminine)
I tried to carry the sculpture, which was big and awkward.Trate de llevar la escultura, la cual era grande e inmanejable.
c. lo cual era (indicating a permanent quality; an idea, action, or concept)
The boy already knew how to sew with a needle, which was a useful skill.El niño ya sabía coser con una aguja, lo cual era una destreza muy útíl.
d. que era (indicating a permanent quality; masculine, feminine, or neuter)
The girl and her father hung a swing from the oak tree, which was the biggest in their yard.La niña y su padre colgaron un columpio en el árbol de roble que era el más grande del jardín.
e. el cual estaba (indicating a temporary state; masculine)
His ankle, which was wrapped in a bandage, looked swollen.Su tobillo, el cual estaba envuelto en un vendaje, se veía hinchado.
f. la cual estaba (indicating a temporary state; feminine)
The hotel room, which was clean this morning, smells.La habitación de hotel, la cual estaba limpia esta mañana, huele mal.
g. lo cual estaba (indicating a temporary state; an idea, action, or concept)
The student brought a calculator to the test, which was against the rules.El estudiante trajo una calculadora al examen, lo cual estaba prohibido.
h. que estaba (indicating a temporary state; masculine, feminine, or neuter)
We were locked out of the car, which was parked illegally.No teniamos forma de abrir el coche que estaba estacionado ilegalmente.
2. (in questions)
a. cuál fue
Which was the first movie in color?¿Cuál fue la primera película a color?
b. cuál era
Which was your favorite as a child: Winnie the Pooh or Paddington?¿Cuál era tu favorito cuando eras chiquito: Winnie the Pooh o Paddington?
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