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Spanish translation of “could”

could

verb /kud/ (negative short form couldn’t /ˈkudnt/)
past tense of can
pasado del verbo ‘‘poder’’
They asked if I could drive a car I said I couldn’t She asked if she could go.
used to express a possibility
para expresar posibilidad
I could go, but I’m not going to I could do it next week if you helped me.
could have used to express a possibility in the past: We could have gone, but we didn’t.
(Definition of could from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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