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87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [vuitanta-set]

Passat dels verbs modals 1

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We had to water the flowers. Haví-m d- --gar-l-s -l-r-. H_____ d_ r____ l__ f_____ H-v-e- d- r-g-r l-s f-o-s- -------------------------- Havíem de regar les flors. 0
We had to clean the apartment. Hav-em-d---dre-a--l---ar----n-. H_____ d_________ l____________ H-v-e- d-e-d-e-a- l-a-a-t-m-n-. ------------------------------- Havíem d’endreçar l’apartament. 0
We had to wash the dishes. Hav----de--entar el- ----s. H_____ d_ r_____ e__ p_____ H-v-e- d- r-n-a- e-s p-a-s- --------------------------- Havíem de rentar els plats. 0
Did you have to pay the bill? Vau --v-r -- ----r-l- -a---r-? V__ h____ d_ p____ l_ f_______ V-u h-v-r d- p-g-r l- f-c-u-a- ------------------------------ Vau haver de pagar la factura? 0
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? V-- -a--r -- p------’-ntra-a? V__ h____ d_ p____ l_________ V-u h-v-r d- p-g-r l-e-t-a-a- ----------------------------- Vau haver de pagar l’entrada? 0
Did you have to pay a fine? Va--hav----- pag-r-la --l-a? V__ h____ d_ p____ l_ m_____ V-u h-v-r d- p-g-r l- m-l-a- ---------------------------- Vau haver de pagar la multa? 0
Who had to say goodbye? Qu---avia---a--m-adar-se? Q__ h____ d______________ Q-i h-v-a d-a-o-i-d-r-s-? ------------------------- Qui havia d’acomiadar-se? 0
Who had to go home early? Q-- h-vi----anar-se’n - -a---d’ho--? Q__ h____ d__________ a c___ d______ Q-i h-v-a d-a-a---e-n a c-s- d-h-r-? ------------------------------------ Qui havia d’anar-se’n a casa d’hora? 0
Who had to take the train? Q-i--a--a ---prend-e e--t-e-? Q__ h____ d_ p______ e_ t____ Q-i h-v-a d- p-e-d-e e- t-e-? ----------------------------- Qui havia de prendre el tren? 0
We did not want to stay long. N--vol------t----i---i----em--. N_ v_____ e_______ g____ t_____ N- v-l-e- e-t-r-h- g-i-e t-m-s- ------------------------------- No volíem estar-hi gaire temps. 0
We did not want to drink anything. No-volíe--pren--e --s. N_ v_____ p______ r___ N- v-l-e- p-e-d-e r-s- ---------------------- No volíem prendre res. 0
We did not want to disturb you. No--ol-em-m-l-sta-. N_ v_____ m________ N- v-l-e- m-l-s-a-. ------------------- No volíem molestar. 0
I just wanted to make a call. Només-vol-a ------. N____ v____ t______ N-m-s v-l-a t-u-a-. ------------------- Només volia trucar. 0
I just wanted to call a taxi. Vo-----ncar--gar -n-t---. V____ e_________ u_ t____ V-l-a e-c-r-e-a- u- t-x-. ------------------------- Volia encarregar un taxi. 0
Actually I wanted to drive home. M--n --l-a an-r ----s-. M___ v____ a___ a c____ M-’- v-l-a a-a- a c-s-. ----------------------- Me’n volia anar a casa. 0
I thought you wanted to call your wife. Pe--------e v---e- --u--r---la-t-v- dona. P______ q__ v_____ t_____ a l_ t___ d____ P-n-a-a q-e v-l-e- t-u-a- a l- t-v- d-n-. ----------------------------------------- Pensava que volies trucar a la teva dona. 0
I thought you wanted to call information. Pen--v- -ue v-l-es tru-a--a-Informa--ó. P______ q__ v_____ t_____ a I__________ P-n-a-a q-e v-l-e- t-u-a- a I-f-r-a-i-. --------------------------------------- Pensava que volies trucar a Informació. 0
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. P-nsava -u--voli-s -n-arr-gar--na-pizza. P______ q__ v_____ e_________ u__ p_____ P-n-a-a q-e v-l-e- e-c-r-e-a- u-a p-z-a- ---------------------------------------- Pensava que volies encarregar una pizza. 0

Big letters, big feelings

Advertising uses a lot of pictures. Pictures awaken our particular interests. We look at them longer and more intently than letters. As a result, we remember advertisements with pictures better. Pictures also produce strong emotional reactions. The brain recognizes pictures very quickly. It knows immediately what can be seen in the picture. Letters function differently than pictures. They are abstract characters. Therefore, our brain reacts slower to letters. First, it must understand the meaning of the word. One might say the characters must be translated by the language part of the brain. But emotions can be produced using letters too. The text just needs to be very large. Studies show that big letters have a big effect as well. Large letters aren't just more noticeable than small letters. They also produce a stronger emotional reaction. This is true for positive as well as negative feelings. The size of things has always been important to mankind. Man must react quickly to danger. And when something is large, it's usually already quite close! So it's understandable that large pictures cause strong reactions. Less clear is how we react to large letters. Letters aren't actually a signal for the brain. Despite this, it shows greater activity when it sees large letters. This result is very interesting to scientists. It shows how important letters have become for us. Our brain has somehow learned how to react to writing…