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Imperfect of SER
The Imperfect of SER in Spanish
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I bought it when I was younger.
Lo compré cuando era más joven.
What time was it when you arrived?
¿Qué hora era cuando llegaste?
They were different, but they loved each other.
Eran diferentes, pero se amaban.
He was a very honest man.
Era un hombre muy honrado.
You guys were very good friends when you were little.
Erais muy buenos amigos cuando erais pequeños.
I was very naughty when I was a boy.
Era muy travieso cuando era un niño.
I was very happy until I met you.
Era muy feliz hasta que te conocí.
Everyone knew that it was me.
Todo el mundo sabía que era yo.
When I was little I wanted to be an astronaut.
Cuándo era pequeño quería ser astronauta.
When we were young my brothers and I always played in the street.
Cuando éramos jovenes mis hermanos y yo siempre jugábamos en la calle.
His uncle was tall.
Su tío era alto.
You guys weren´t as clever me.
No erais tan listos como yo.
The actors were very ugly.
Los actores eran muy feos.
I thought that you were older than me!
¡Pensé que eras mas viejo que yo!
I wasn´t old I was young.
No era viejo era joven.
It was four o'clock in the afternoon.
Eran las cuatro de la tarde.
They weren´t mine.
No eran míos.
What were you guys like in your youth?
¿Cómo erais en vuestra juventud?
Sara was an extremely clever girl.
Sara era una chica extremadamente lista.
Life was very different before the internet.
La vida era muy diferente antes del internet.
Did you play tennis when you were little?
¿Jugabas al tenis cuando eras pequeño?
We were neighbours.
Éramos vecinos.
You guys were members of the debate club.
Erais miembros del club de debate.
You were the love of my life.
Eras el amor de mi vida.
When we were very poor we had to ask for money from our parents.
Cuándo éramos muy pobres teníamos que pedir dinero de nuestros padres.
What were you like when you were fifteen?
Cómo eras cuando tenías quince años?
What were you like when you were young?
¿Cómo eras de pequeño?
It was one o´clock when my parents left.
Era la una cuando mis padres se fueron.
I think that things were worse before.
Pienso que antes las cosas eran peores.
My parents were too strict.
Mis padres eran demasiado estrictos.
That was my doubt.
Eso era mi duda.
We were best friends.
Éramos mejores amigos.
We were too young to understand.
Éramos demasiado pequeños para entender.
I thought that you guys were my friends.
Creí que erais mis amigos.
Your grandmother was Chilean.
Tu abuela era chilena.
Were you hardworking when you were younger?
¿Eras trabajador cuando eras más joven?