No iba ser...

JamieC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

No iba ser...

Hola,

In a show a character says "La muerte de mi hija no iba ser una excepción."  Why is it "no iba ser" rather than "no iba a ser"?  What is the grammatical rule here?

Muchas gracias!

Asked 1 month ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Jamie,

It should say and write "no iba a ser". Maybe the "a" is not very noticeable when it is said, because there it blends with the previous "a" from "iba", so we hear: "no ibaser".

Saludos

Inma

JamieC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Muchas gracias Inma! It was actually in the subtitles where it had “no iba ser” but I guess it was a typo In the subtitles then!

No iba ser...

Hola,

In a show a character says "La muerte de mi hija no iba ser una excepción."  Why is it "no iba ser" rather than "no iba a ser"?  What is the grammatical rule here?

Muchas gracias!

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