In the sentence "I could be Superman", is it more natural to say "yo podría ser Superman", or "yo sería Superman"?
It would have a different nuance if you use "sería" instead of "podría ser".
These are the two contexts when using it with podría.
1. Yo podría ser Superman. (I could be Superman [because I have the right skills to be Superman, e.g. I can fly and I am very brave]
2. Yo podría ser Superman. (I could be Superman [...and you could be Catwoman] This is just giving a suggestion about which role you could take in a game, for example.
This is the context for using "sería":
Yo sería Superman [if I could, in my dreams...] This is expressing a desire; what you would like to be.
I hope this clarified it.
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