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Old April 11, 2015, 08:13 AM
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Ayer estuve - Ayer fui

Ayer estuve en la tienda de informática para comprar un escáner nuevo.

Ayer fui a la tienda de informática para comprar un escáner nuevo.

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Both are OK, but we use "ayer fui" to state our intention ("para comprar") and "estuve" as raw data or to provide context.

Ayer fui a la tienda de computación para comprar un escáner. (intention)

Ayer estuve en la tienda de computación y vi que hay buenas ofertas (raw information)

Ayer estaba en la tienda de computación cuando de pronto sonaron las alarmas de incendio y tuvimos que evacuar apresuradamente el centro comercial. (context)
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