yo iba

yo iba(
yoh
 
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bah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express movement; first person singular)
a. I went (habitual action)
¿A ti te gusta ir al cine? Yo iba al cine todos los fines de semana cuando tenía tu edad.Do you like going to the movies? I went to the movies every weekend when I was your age.
b. I was going (specific action)
Yo iba camino de la escuela, cuando me encontré con mi mejor amigo.I was going to school when I met my best friend.
2. (used with "a" to indicate a future action in the past; first person singular)
a. I was going to
Yo iba a llamarte, pero te me adelantaste.I was going to phone you but you beat me to it.
3. (I had on; used with "con" or "de"; first person singular)
a. I was wearing
Yo iba con un sombrero.I was wearing a hat.
b. I was dressed in (color)
Yo iba de blanco y mi esposo de negro.I was dressed in white and my husband was dressed in black.
4. (I was on the path to become; first person singular; used with "para")
a. I was studying to be
Yo iba para ingeniera, pero acabé en el mundo del teatro.I was studying to be an engineer, but I ended up in the theater.
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