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en Past tense of modal verbs 1   »   ku Dema borî ya lêkerên alîkar 1

87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [heştê û heft]

Dema borî ya lêkerên alîkar 1

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We had to water the flowers. D-viya me-ku-îl---v--d-. D_____ m_ k_____ a______ D-v-y- m- k-l-l- a-b-d-. ------------------------ Diviya me kulîlk avbida. 0
We had to clean the apartment. Div--a me m-- berh-v -i-i--. D_____ m_ m__ b_____ b______ D-v-y- m- m-l b-r-e- b-k-r-. ---------------------------- Diviya me mal berhev bikira. 0
We had to wash the dishes. Di-iy---- -irax ---û---. D_____ m_ f____ b_______ D-v-y- m- f-r-x b-ş-ş-a- ------------------------ Diviya me firax bişûşta. 0
Did you have to pay the bill? Di--ya w- -es-- bi--? D_____ w_ h____ b____ D-v-y- w- h-s-b b-d-? --------------------- Diviya we hesab bida? 0
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? Di---a w- h--ê tê-e-in--b-d-? D_____ w_ h___ t_______ b____ D-v-y- w- h-q- t-k-t-n- b-d-? ----------------------------- Diviya we heqê têketinê bida? 0
Did you have to pay a fine? D---y--we--e-a-ek--i-a? D_____ w_ c______ b____ D-v-y- w- c-z-y-k b-d-? ----------------------- Diviya we cezayek bida? 0
Who had to say goodbye? D-vi-a k- -a--- --xw--ta? D_____ k_ x____ b________ D-v-y- k- x-t-r b-x-e-t-? ------------------------- Diviya kî xatir bixwesta? 0
Who had to go home early? D----a -î/- zû---- biç-ya ma-? D_____ k___ z_____ b_____ m___ D-v-y- k-/- z-t-r- b-ç-y- m-l- ------------------------------ Diviya kî/ê zûtirê biçûya mal? 0
Who had to take the train? Div--- -----t-qe- -- -r--ê-b-çûya? D_____ k___ t____ b_ t____ b______ D-v-y- k-/- t-q-z b- t-ê-ê b-ç-y-? ---------------------------------- Diviya kî/ê teqez bi trênê biçûya? 0
We did not want to stay long. M- ne-we---em z-de --m-ni-. M_ n______ e_ z___ b_______ M- n-x-e-t e- z-d- b-m-n-n- --------------------------- Me nexwest em zêde bimînin. 0
We did not want to drink anything. M- n---e---em tiş-ekî--e--i-. M_ n______ e_ t______ v______ M- n-x-e-t e- t-ş-e-î v-x-i-. ----------------------------- Me nexwest em tiştekî vexwin. 0
We did not want to disturb you. Me--exwe-- e--aciz----in. M_ n______ e_ a___ b_____ M- n-x-e-t e- a-i- b-k-n- ------------------------- Me nexwest em aciz bikin. 0
I just wanted to make a call. M----e-- xwe-- --l-f--ekê---ki-. M__ t___ x____ t_________ b_____ M-n t-n- x-e-t t-l-f-n-k- b-k-m- -------------------------------- Min tenê xwest têlefonekê bikim. 0
I just wanted to call a taxi. Mi- d--w--t b-ngî tex-iy--ê ---i-. M__ d______ b____ t________ b_____ M-n d-x-a-t b-n-î t-x-i-e-ê b-k-m- ---------------------------------- Min dixwast bangî texsiyekê bikim. 0
Actually I wanted to drive home. Mi- -w--- -i-----malê. M__ x____ b_____ m____ M-n x-e-t b-ç-m- m-l-. ---------------------- Min xwest biçime malê. 0
I thought you wanted to call your wife. Min -ig---qey-tu d--wazî ---ef-nî-hevjîna---- bi-î? M__ d____ q__ t_ d______ t_______ h______ x__ b____ M-n d-g-t q-y t- d-x-a-î t-l-f-n- h-v-î-a x-e b-k-? --------------------------------------------------- Min digot qey tu dixwazî telefonî hevjîna xwe bikî? 0
I thought you wanted to call information. M-n d-g-- --- t--d-xw--î l- -êw-----ê big--î. M__ d____ q__ t_ d______ l_ ş________ b______ M-n d-g-t q-y t- d-x-a-î l- ş-w-r-e-ê b-g-r-. --------------------------------------------- Min digot qey tu dixwazî li şêwirgehê bigerî. 0
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. Mi- --g-t-qe- ----ix--zî --zz-ye- ---arîş-b-kî. M__ d____ q__ t_ d______ p_______ s______ b____ M-n d-g-t q-y t- d-x-a-î p-z-a-e- s-p-r-ş b-k-. ------------------------------------------------ Min digot qey tu dixwazî pîzzayek sîparîş bikî. 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…