Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Estaba"

The meaning of "Estaba" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does estaba viendo esta serie y la frase anterior decia as your Hand I must maintain trusted sources of information y luego esto(la imagen)
que significa lead stray? al español significaba "no me ha fallado" mean?
A: "Lead *astray*" sí, es un modismo que quiere decir "llevar por el mal camino". Entonces en este caso quiere decir que pueden confiar en él, porque no me ha fallado.
Q: What does "suitable" estaba en una revista de moda mean?
A: Adecuado

Translations of "Estaba"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? estaba
A: I was

Ex: Yo estaba en la escuela - I was in the school
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? estaba peinando mi cabello
A: I was combing my hair
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? le estaba enseñando a jugar ajedrez a mi sobrino
A: I was teaching my nephew to play chess
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? estaba feliz de haber conocido ese lugar con mi familia
A: I was happy to have known that place with my family
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? estaba cargando mi celular, perdon
A: @Sol_Angelica: i was recharging my cellphone sorry or sorry i was charging my cell

Other questions about "Estaba"

Q: - Estaba tumbada en la hierba mirando las estrellas cuando de repente vi que pasaba una estrella fugaz --> I was lying on the grass looking at the stars when suddenly I saw a shooting star passing.

- La mujer estaba sentada a la sombra de un árbol leyenda una novela --> The woman was sitting under the shade of a tree reading a novel

- El oficinista estaba sentado en su escritorio, tratando de pensar como redactar el contrato
--> The office worker was sitting at their desk, trying to think how to write the contract

- Estaba de pie apoyado contra la pared mirándome fijamente --> He was standing leaned against the wall staring at me
A: I was lying on the grass looking at the stars when suddenly I saw a shooting star passing by.

The woman was sitting in the shade of a tree, reading a novel.

The clerk was sitting at his desk, trying to think how to draw up the contract.

He was standing leaning against the wall, staring at me.
Q: Was refers to "estaba" o "estuve"
A: Depends. Estaba is imperfect, estuve is preterite, they have different nuances that you can google

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