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Modaaliverbien mennyt muoto 1

87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [kahdeksankymmentäseitsemän]


Modaaliverbien mennyt muoto 1

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We had to water the flowers. Me---- p--- k------- k----. Meidän piti kastella kukat. 0 +
We had to clean the apartment. Me---- p--- s------ a-----. Meidän piti siivota asunto. 0 +
We had to wash the dishes. Me---- p--- t------ a-----. Meidän piti tiskata astiat. 0 +
Did you have to pay the bill? Pi---- t----- m----- l----? Pitikö teidän maksaa lasku? 0 +
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? Pi---- t----- m----- s---------------? Pitikö teidän maksaa sisäänpääsymaksu? 0 +
Did you have to pay a fine? Pi---- t----- m----- s----? Pitikö teidän maksaa sakko? 0 +
Who had to say goodbye? Ke--- p--- h---------? Kenen piti hyvästellä? 0 +
Who had to go home early? Ke--- p--- m---- a------- k-----? Kenen piti mennä aikaisin kotiin? 0 +
Who had to take the train? Ke--- p--- m---- j------? Kenen piti mennä junalla? 0 +
We did not want to stay long. Me e--- h-------- j---- p------- a----. Me emme halunneet jäädä pitkäksi aikaa. 0 +
We did not want to drink anything. Me e--- h-------- j---- m-----. Me emme halunneet juoda mitään. 0 +
We did not want to disturb you. Me e--- h-------- h------. Me emme halunneet häiritä. 0 +
I just wanted to make a call. Mi-- h------ p---- p---------- j----. Minä halusin puhua puhelimessa juuri. 0 +
I just wanted to call a taxi. Mi-- h------ t----- t-----. Minä halusin tilata taksin. 0 +
Actually I wanted to drive home. Si--- m--- h------ m---- k-----. Sillä minä halusin mennä kotiin. 0 +
I thought you wanted to call your wife. Mi-- l------ e--- h------ s------ v---------. Minä luulin, että halusit soittaa vaimollesi. 0 +
I thought you wanted to call information. Mi-- l------ e--- h------ s------ n-----------------. Minä luulin, että halusit soittaa numerotiedusteluun. 0 +
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. Mi-- l------ e--- h------ t----- p-----. Minä luulin, että halusit tilata pitsan. 0 +

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