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1

What additional and more common meaning does "saber" have in the past?

it also means “to find out, to hear or learn about something.”

2

La policía nunca supo quién robó las joyas del museo.

The police never found out who stole the jewels from of the museum

3

Por fin pude entenderlo

Finally, I managed to understand it.

4

No sé cómo funciona esta cafetera.

I don’t know how this coffee maker works.

5

¡Quién sabe cuáles fueron sus motivos!

Who knows what his motives were!

6

Nunca supimos qué pasó con el dinero de la subasta.

We never found out what happened with the auction’s money.

7

Yo no sé por qué tú no lo supiste antes.

I don’t know why you didn’t find that out earlier.

8

¿Sabes qué hora es?

Do you know what time it is?

9

supe, supiste, supo, supimos, supisteis, supieron

Conjugate "saber" in the preterit

10

sé, sabes, sabe, sabemos, sabéis, saben

Conjugate "saber" in the present

11

puedo, puedes, puede, podemos, podéis, pueden

conjugate poder in the present

12

Juntos podemos.

Together we can.

13

No pude cruzar la línea de meta.

I failed to cross the finish line.

14

Creo que no pueden venir esta noche.

I think they aren’t able to come over tonight.

15

means “to be able to” and “can”

What does "poder" mean in the present?

16

Pudimos terminar el proyecto a tiempo.

We managed to finish the project on time.

17

pude, pudiste, pudo, pudimos, pudisteis, pudieron

conjugate poder in the preterit

18

¿Pudiste ahorrar suficiente dinero para el viaje?

Did you manage to save enough money for the trip?

19

it also means “to manage, to succeed.”

What does "poder" more commonly mean in the preterit?

20

¿Sabes qué puedes hacer?

Do you know what you can do?