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87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

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We had to water the flowers. We--a---o -ater--he------r-. W_ h__ t_ w____ t__ f_______ W- h-d t- w-t-r t-e f-o-e-s- ---------------------------- We had to water the flowers. 0
We had to clean the apartment. We ha- ---cl--n-th- -p---m---. W_ h__ t_ c____ t__ a_________ W- h-d t- c-e-n t-e a-a-t-e-t- ------------------------------ We had to clean the apartment. 0
We had to wash the dishes. We -ad t- -a-h-th- di-hes. W_ h__ t_ w___ t__ d______ W- h-d t- w-s- t-e d-s-e-. -------------------------- We had to wash the dishes. 0
Did you have to pay the bill? Did-y-- -a-e -o pay --- bi-l? D__ y__ h___ t_ p__ t__ b____ D-d y-u h-v- t- p-y t-e b-l-? ----------------------------- Did you have to pay the bill? 0
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? Di- yo- h-----o-p-y--n-en--an-e--ee? D__ y__ h___ t_ p__ a_ e_______ f___ D-d y-u h-v- t- p-y a- e-t-a-c- f-e- ------------------------------------ Did you have to pay an entrance fee? 0
Did you have to pay a fine? Did ----ha-e -o -a--a---ne? D__ y__ h___ t_ p__ a f____ D-d y-u h-v- t- p-y a f-n-? --------------------------- Did you have to pay a fine? 0
Who had to say goodbye? W-- h-- t- s-- goodbye? W__ h__ t_ s__ g_______ W-o h-d t- s-y g-o-b-e- ----------------------- Who had to say goodbye? 0
Who had to go home early? Who --d t- -- -------rly? W__ h__ t_ g_ h___ e_____ W-o h-d t- g- h-m- e-r-y- ------------------------- Who had to go home early? 0
Who had to take the train? Who h-d-t- t--e the---a--? W__ h__ t_ t___ t__ t_____ W-o h-d t- t-k- t-e t-a-n- -------------------------- Who had to take the train? 0
We did not want to stay long. W---id---- --nt-to st-- ---g. W_ d__ n__ w___ t_ s___ l____ W- d-d n-t w-n- t- s-a- l-n-. ----------------------------- We did not want to stay long. 0
We did not want to drink anything. We--id -o- w--t--o--ri-k-a-y-hing. W_ d__ n__ w___ t_ d____ a________ W- d-d n-t w-n- t- d-i-k a-y-h-n-. ---------------------------------- We did not want to drink anything. 0
We did not want to disturb you. We--id not--a-t to----tur--yo-. W_ d__ n__ w___ t_ d______ y___ W- d-d n-t w-n- t- d-s-u-b y-u- ------------------------------- We did not want to disturb you. 0
I just wanted to make a call. I --s--w-n-------ma-e - --l-. I j___ w_____ t_ m___ a c____ I j-s- w-n-e- t- m-k- a c-l-. ----------------------------- I just wanted to make a call. 0
I just wanted to call a taxi. I-just--a-ted-t- ---l-- ---i. I j___ w_____ t_ c___ a t____ I j-s- w-n-e- t- c-l- a t-x-. ----------------------------- I just wanted to call a taxi. 0
Actually I wanted to drive home. A--ua-l--- --nt-d -----ive -ome. A_______ I w_____ t_ d____ h____ A-t-a-l- I w-n-e- t- d-i-e h-m-. -------------------------------- Actually I wanted to drive home. 0
I thought you wanted to call your wife. I -h-ug-t--o----nt-d ------l ---r -ife. I t______ y__ w_____ t_ c___ y___ w____ I t-o-g-t y-u w-n-e- t- c-l- y-u- w-f-. --------------------------------------- I thought you wanted to call your wife. 0
I thought you wanted to call information. I though- yo--w-nt-- -----ll--n-o-mat-on. I t______ y__ w_____ t_ c___ i___________ I t-o-g-t y-u w-n-e- t- c-l- i-f-r-a-i-n- ----------------------------------------- I thought you wanted to call information. 0
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. I-tho--ht y-- -a--ed-to-orde- a---zza. I t______ y__ w_____ t_ o____ a p_____ I t-o-g-t y-u w-n-e- t- o-d-r a p-z-a- -------------------------------------- I thought you wanted to order a 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…