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Prošlost modalnih glagola 1

87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [osamdeset i sedam]


Prošlost modalnih glagola 1

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We had to water the flowers. Mi m------ z----- c------. Mi morasmo zaliti cvijeće. 0 +
We had to clean the apartment. Mi m------ p--------- s---. Mi morasmo pospremiti stan. 0 +
We had to wash the dishes. Mi m------ o----- p-----. Mi morasmo oprati posuđe. 0 +
Did you have to pay the bill? Mo----- l- v- p------ r----? Moraste li vi platiti račun? 0 +
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? Mo----- l- v- p------ u---? Moraste li vi platiti ulaz? 0 +
Did you have to pay a fine? Mo----- l- v- p------ k----? Moraste li vi platiti kaznu? 0 +
Who had to say goodbye? Ko s- m----- o--------? Ko se moraše oprostiti? 0 +
Who had to go home early? Ko m----- i-- r----- k---? Ko moraše ići ranije kući? 0 +
Who had to take the train? Ko m----- u---- v--? Ko moraše uzeti voz? 0 +
We did not want to stay long. Mi n- h-------- o----- d---. Mi ne htjedosmo ostati dugo. 0 +
We did not want to drink anything. Mi n- h-------- n---- p---. Mi ne htjedosmo ništa piti. 0 +
We did not want to disturb you. Mi n- h-------- s------. Mi ne htjedosmo smetati. 0 +
I just wanted to make a call. Ja h------ u----- t-----------. Ja htjedoh upravo telefonirati. 0 +
I just wanted to call a taxi. Ja h------ u----- p------ t----. Ja htjedoh upravo pozvati taksi. 0 +
Actually I wanted to drive home. Ja h------ n---- i-- k---. Ja htjedoh naime ići kući. 0 +
I thought you wanted to call your wife. Ja p-------- t- h----- n------ s---- ž---. Ja pomislih, ti htjede nazvati svoju ženu. 0 +
I thought you wanted to call information. Ja p-------- t- h----- n------ i----------. Ja pomislih, ti htjede nazvati informacije. 0 +
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. Ja p-------- t- h----- n------- p---. Ja pomislih, ti htjede naručiti picu. 0 +

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