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you were
-eras
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you were
-fuiste
Pastconjugation ofbe. There are other translations for this conjugation.

you were

you were(
yu
 
wuhr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (indicating permanent quality; used to address one person)
a. eras
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
You were the best student in our class.Eras las mejor alumna de nuestra clase.
b. fuiste
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
You were the first to arrive.Fuiste la primera en llegar.
c. era
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Mr. Johnson, you were our favorite teacher.Señor Johnson, usted era nuestro profesor favorito.
d. fue
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Is it true that you were the first woman who sailed solo around the world?¿Es verdad que usted fue la primera mujer que navegó en solitario alrededor del mundo?
2. (indicating permanent quality; used to address multiple people)
a. eran (plural)
They were the only people who lived nearby.Eran las únicas personas que vivían cerca.
b. fueron (plural)
They were the last to arrive and the first to leave.Fueron los últimos en llegar y los primeros en irse.
3. (indicating transitory state; used to address one person)
a. estabas
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Back in those days, you were happy to be part of our team. What happened then?En aquella época, estabas feliz de formar parte de nuestro equipo. ¿Qué pasó después?
b. estuviste
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I know you were committed to this project from the very beginning.Sé que estuviste comprometido con este proyecto desde el primer momento.
c. estaba
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
I thought you were interested in finding the truth, but apparently you're not.Pensé que estaba interesado en encontrar la verdad, pero por lo que parece no es así.
d. estuvo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
I know you were ill lately. I hope you feel better now.Sé que estuvo enfermo últimamente. Espero que se sienta mejor ahora.
4. (indicating transitory state; used to refer to multiple people)
a. estaban (plural)
You were so angry that I didn't know what to say.Estaban tan enojados que no supe qué decir.
b. estuvieron (plural)
I remember that when we voted you were all in favor of this misguided policy.Recuerdo que cuando votamos todos ustedes estuvieron a favor de esta política errada.
5. (indicating location; used to address one person)
a. estabas
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Where were you when I needed you?¿Dónde estabas cuando te necesité?
b. estuviste
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Where were you all day?¿Dónde estuviste todo el día?
c. estaba
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Is it true that you were there when the crime was committed, Mr. Simpson?¿Es verdad que usted estaba ahí cuando se cometió el delito, señor Simpson?
d. estuvo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
If you were near an infected person, please contact us immediately.Si estuvo cerca de una persona infectada, póngase en contacto con nosotros de inmediato.
6. (indicating location; used to address multiple people)
a. estaban (plural)
While you were in the park, I went to the movies.Mientras estaban en el parque, me fui al cine.
b. estuvieron (plural)
I really envy you! You were at the beach for a month!¡Los envidio mucho!¡Estuvieron un mes en la playa!
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