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Spanish translation: Tuve que irme

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12:18 Sep 13, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: had
I had to leave
Jamie
Spanish translation:Tuve que irme
Explanation:
Good luck! :)
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Elinor Thomas
Local time: 14:31
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Summary of answers provided
na"tuve"Ivan Sanchez
naTuveAeon
naTuve que marcharme.Jesús Paredes
naDepends: see belowTranProZ
naTuve que irme
Elinor Thomas


  

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22 mins
Tuve que irme


Explanation:
Good luck! :)

Elinor Thomas
Local time: 14:31
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 860
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2 hrs
Depends: see below


Explanation:
It's correct to say, "Tuve que irme" but this also depends on the situation (what we linguists call context).

In Spanisn, "tuve que irme" is used for a specific, one-off occurence, e.g. "I had to go because it was late". But if we are talking about an occurence that re-occurs or is habitual we can use, "tenía que irme", e.g. I always had to go the bathroom when I heard that guy singing." In this case, the singer always sang so badly that you had no choice but to go to save your eardrums.
The choice is yours. I hope this helps!

TranProZ
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3 hrs
Tuve que marcharme.


Explanation:
Also: "Tuve que irme", If you mean you had to go.

Jesús Paredes
Local time: 13:31
PRO pts in pair: 302
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10 hrs
Tuve


Explanation:
this is past tense so with the sentence its, Tuve que dejar, its actually 'I had to' dejar is 'leave'

Aeon
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1 day 9 hrs
"tuve"


Explanation:
"I had to leave" Tuve que salir, que abandonar.
Past tense of "have".

Ivan Sanchez
Local time: 12:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 731
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