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comparación y contraste: Saber, Poder, Querer, Estar en el pasado

Although these verbs are presented in different forms, their meaning only changes depending on the use of the imperfect or pretérito.
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Sabía
I (already) knew
Supe
I knew (found out)
No podía
couldn't find (was having trouble finding)
No pude
couldn't (and in the end didn't)
No quiso
didn't want to (resfused, wouldn't)
no quería
didn't want to (already decided not to)
quiso
wanted (meant, tried)
estuvieron aquí
were here (came by)
estaba
wasn't here