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.