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82 [eighty-two]

Past tense 2

Past tense 2

82 [eighty-two]

Past tense 2

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Did you have to call an ambulance? D-- you-have t--c----a- a-b---nc-? D__ y__ h___ t_ c___ a_ a_________ D-d y-u h-v- t- c-l- a- a-b-l-n-e- ---------------------------------- Did you have to call an ambulance? 0
Did you have to call the doctor? Did--ou -av- -- -al--t-----ctor? D__ y__ h___ t_ c___ t__ d______ D-d y-u h-v- t- c-l- t-e d-c-o-? -------------------------------- Did you have to call the doctor? 0
Did you have to call the police? Di- -o---a-------a-l the-po-ic-? D__ y__ h___ t_ c___ t__ p______ D-d y-u h-v- t- c-l- t-e p-l-c-? -------------------------------- Did you have to call the police? 0
Do you have the telephone number? I had it just now. D---o- ---e t-e t--e-h--e---m-er- I------t-j-st-now. D_ y__ h___ t__ t________ n______ I h__ i_ j___ n___ D- y-u h-v- t-e t-l-p-o-e n-m-e-? I h-d i- j-s- n-w- ---------------------------------------------------- Do you have the telephone number? I had it just now. 0
Do you have the address? I had it just now. Do -ou--av- -h- a-d-es-? ----d -t just n--. D_ y__ h___ t__ a_______ I h__ i_ j___ n___ D- y-u h-v- t-e a-d-e-s- I h-d i- j-s- n-w- ------------------------------------------- Do you have the address? I had it just now. 0
Do you have the city map? I had it just now. D- y-- ---e--he --ty--a----------t -us--n-w. D_ y__ h___ t__ c___ m___ I h__ i_ j___ n___ D- y-u h-v- t-e c-t- m-p- I h-d i- j-s- n-w- -------------------------------------------- Do you have the city map? I had it just now. 0
Did he come on time? He could not come on time. Did -- ---- -- t---- He -ould-not-come -n---me. D__ h_ c___ o_ t____ H_ c____ n__ c___ o_ t____ D-d h- c-m- o- t-m-? H- c-u-d n-t c-m- o- t-m-. ----------------------------------------------- Did he come on time? He could not come on time. 0
Did he find the way? He could not find the way. Did ---fi-- ----wa-- He c-ul----t-f-n- --e ---. D__ h_ f___ t__ w___ H_ c____ n__ f___ t__ w___ D-d h- f-n- t-e w-y- H- c-u-d n-t f-n- t-e w-y- ----------------------------------------------- Did he find the way? He could not find the way. 0
Did he understand you? He could not understand me. Di--h--u--er-t-nd-you--H- ----d-not u--er--a---me. D__ h_ u_________ y___ H_ c____ n__ u_________ m__ D-d h- u-d-r-t-n- y-u- H- c-u-d n-t u-d-r-t-n- m-. -------------------------------------------------- Did he understand you? He could not understand me. 0
Why could you not come on time? Why--o-ld-y-- not-co-- o---i--? W__ c____ y__ n__ c___ o_ t____ W-y c-u-d y-u n-t c-m- o- t-m-? ------------------------------- Why could you not come on time? 0
Why could you not find the way? Why-cou-d--o- -o- f-nd---e way? W__ c____ y__ n__ f___ t__ w___ W-y c-u-d y-u n-t f-n- t-e w-y- ------------------------------- Why could you not find the way? 0
Why could you not understand him? Wh----u----o---ot-u----stand him? W__ c____ y__ n__ u_________ h___ W-y c-u-d y-u n-t u-d-r-t-n- h-m- --------------------------------- Why could you not understand him? 0
I could not come on time because there were no buses. I --ul- -ot co-e--n t-------ause-t--r---er---- --se-. I c____ n__ c___ o_ t___ b______ t____ w___ n_ b_____ I c-u-d n-t c-m- o- t-m- b-c-u-e t-e-e w-r- n- b-s-s- ----------------------------------------------------- I could not come on time because there were no buses. 0
I could not find the way because I had no city map. I-c-uld not-fin- ----wa- be-a----- --- -- c--y --p. I c____ n__ f___ t__ w__ b______ I h__ n_ c___ m___ I c-u-d n-t f-n- t-e w-y b-c-u-e I h-d n- c-t- m-p- --------------------------------------------------- I could not find the way because I had no city map. 0
I could not understand him because the music was so loud. I -ou-d-n-t-u-der-tand-h-- -ec---e t-e---s-c-was so--o--. I c____ n__ u_________ h__ b______ t__ m____ w__ s_ l____ I c-u-d n-t u-d-r-t-n- h-m b-c-u-e t-e m-s-c w-s s- l-u-. --------------------------------------------------------- I could not understand him because the music was so loud. 0
I had to take a taxi. I-had t--t-ke - tax-. I h__ t_ t___ a t____ I h-d t- t-k- a t-x-. --------------------- I had to take a taxi. 0
I had to buy a city map. I h-- to buy a city-m-p. I h__ t_ b__ a c___ m___ I h-d t- b-y a c-t- m-p- ------------------------ I had to buy a city map. 0
I had to switch off the radio. I -ad -o-swi-c--of- th---a-i-. I h__ t_ s_____ o__ t__ r_____ I h-d t- s-i-c- o-f t-e r-d-o- ------------------------------ I had to switch off the radio. 0

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