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87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [osamdeset i sedam]

Prošlo vrijeme načinskih glagola 1

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We had to water the flowers. Mo---- --o za--t- c---e--. Morali smo zaliti cvijeće. M-r-l- s-o z-l-t- c-i-e-e- -------------------------- Morali smo zaliti cvijeće. 0
We had to clean the apartment. Mo-ali-smo po-premit- s-an. Morali smo pospremiti stan. M-r-l- s-o p-s-r-m-t- s-a-. --------------------------- Morali smo pospremiti stan. 0
We had to wash the dishes. M-ra-i s-- o---ti-posuđe. Morali smo oprati posuđe. M-r-l- s-o o-r-t- p-s-đ-. ------------------------- Morali smo oprati posuđe. 0
Did you have to pay the bill? Mo-a-------platiti-r-č--? Morali ste platiti račun? M-r-l- s-e p-a-i-i r-č-n- ------------------------- Morali ste platiti račun? 0
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? M-rali-ste -latiti ul--n-c-? Morali ste platiti ulaznicu? M-r-l- s-e p-a-i-i u-a-n-c-? ---------------------------- Morali ste platiti ulaznicu? 0
Did you have to pay a fine? Mo-a---------a-i-- --zn-? Morali ste platiti kaznu? M-r-l- s-e p-a-i-i k-z-u- ------------------------- Morali ste platiti kaznu? 0
Who had to say goodbye? T-- se-----o --s----? Tko se morao rastati? T-o s- m-r-o r-s-a-i- --------------------- Tko se morao rastati? 0
Who had to go home early? Tk- je--or---ići---no---ć-? Tko je morao ići rano kući? T-o j- m-r-o i-i r-n- k-ć-? --------------------------- Tko je morao ići rano kući? 0
Who had to take the train? T-o -- mo--o -ći v---o-? Tko je morao ići vlakom? T-o j- m-r-o i-i v-a-o-? ------------------------ Tko je morao ići vlakom? 0
We did not want to stay long. Nis-o htje---d-g---st-ti. Nismo htjeli dugo ostati. N-s-o h-j-l- d-g- o-t-t-. ------------------------- Nismo htjeli dugo ostati. 0
We did not want to drink anything. N-sm- ht------i--- p---. Nismo htjeli ništa piti. N-s-o h-j-l- n-š-a p-t-. ------------------------ Nismo htjeli ništa piti. 0
We did not want to disturb you. Ni-mo---je-i---e----. Nismo htjeli smetati. N-s-o h-j-l- s-e-a-i- --------------------- Nismo htjeli smetati. 0
I just wanted to make a call. Ba- sam --io----e-------i. Baš sam htio telefonirati. B-š s-m h-i- t-l-f-n-r-t-. -------------------------- Baš sam htio telefonirati. 0
I just wanted to call a taxi. H----s-- na----ti---k--. Htio sam naručiti taksi. H-i- s-m n-r-č-t- t-k-i- ------------------------ Htio sam naručiti taksi. 0
Actually I wanted to drive home. Hti--sam s--nai----d-est- k-ći. Htio sam se naime odvesti kući. H-i- s-m s- n-i-e o-v-s-i k-ć-. ------------------------------- Htio sam se naime odvesti kući. 0
I thought you wanted to call your wife. M-s-io sam d- si------n---a-i s--ju-sup--gu. Mislio sam da si htio nazvati svoju suprugu. M-s-i- s-m d- s- h-i- n-z-a-i s-o-u s-p-u-u- -------------------------------------------- Mislio sam da si htio nazvati svoju suprugu. 0
I thought you wanted to call information. Misl-o s-- da--i --i----z-a-- i-f------j-. Mislio sam da si htio nazvati informacije. M-s-i- s-m d- s- h-i- n-z-a-i i-f-r-a-i-e- ------------------------------------------ Mislio sam da si htio nazvati informacije. 0
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. M--l---s---da si -tio--a--------i-z-. Mislio sam da si htio naručiti pizzu. M-s-i- s-m d- s- h-i- n-r-č-t- p-z-u- ------------------------------------- Mislio sam da si htio naručiti pizzu. 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…