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Asking questions 2

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I have a hobby. M-- k-ní-k-. Mám koníčka. M-m k-n-č-a- ------------ Mám koníčka. 0
I play tennis. H--- --ni-. Hrám tenis. H-á- t-n-s- ----------- Hrám tenis. 0
Where is the tennis court? Kde-j--te-----ý-kurt? Kde je tenisový kurt? K-e j- t-n-s-v- k-r-? --------------------- Kde je tenisový kurt? 0
Do you have a hobby? Má- ------ koní--k? Máš nejaký koníček? M-š n-j-k- k-n-č-k- ------------------- Máš nejaký koníček? 0
I play football / soccer (am.). H-á--fu-b--. Hrám futbal. H-á- f-t-a-. ------------ Hrám futbal. 0
Where is the football / soccer (am.) field? K-e j-----b-l-v- ih--sko? Kde je futbalové ihrisko? K-e j- f-t-a-o-é i-r-s-o- ------------------------- Kde je futbalové ihrisko? 0
My arm hurts. B--í-m---am--o. Bolí ma rameno. B-l- m- r-m-n-. --------------- Bolí ma rameno. 0
My foot and hand also hurt. Moj----------oja -uk- t--i-t- b--i-. Moja noha a moja ruka takisto bolia. M-j- n-h- a m-j- r-k- t-k-s-o b-l-a- ------------------------------------ Moja noha a moja ruka takisto bolia. 0
Is there a doctor? K----e-dokt-r? Kde je doktor? K-e j- d-k-o-? -------------- Kde je doktor? 0
I have a car / an automobile. M-m---to. Mám auto. M-m a-t-. --------- Mám auto. 0
I also have a motorcycle. Má---- motor--. Mám aj motorku. M-m a- m-t-r-u- --------------- Mám aj motorku. 0
Where could I park? K-e je-p-rko-isko? Kde je parkovisko? K-e j- p-r-o-i-k-? ------------------ Kde je parkovisko? 0
I have a sweater. Má- p-ló--r. Mám pulóver. M-m p-l-v-r- ------------ Mám pulóver. 0
I also have a jacket and a pair of jeans. Mám -j bund- a džíns-. Mám aj bundu a džínsy. M-m a- b-n-u a d-í-s-. ---------------------- Mám aj bundu a džínsy. 0
Where is the washing machine? K---j- p-á--a? Kde je práčka? K-e j- p-á-k-? -------------- Kde je práčka? 0
I have a plate. Má- tanier. Mám tanier. M-m t-n-e-. ----------- Mám tanier. 0
I have a knife, a fork and a spoon. Má---ôž- vi--ič---a --ži-k-. Mám nôž, vidličku a lyžičku. M-m n-ž- v-d-i-k- a l-ž-č-u- ---------------------------- Mám nôž, vidličku a lyžičku. 0
Where is the salt and pepper? K-- ----------ore--e? Kde je soľ a korenie? K-e j- s-ľ a k-r-n-e- --------------------- Kde je soľ a korenie? 0

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