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87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [optzeci şi şapte]

Trecutul verbelor modale 1

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We had to water the flowers. A-treb-it-să u--- f-ori-e. A t______ s_ u___ f_______ A t-e-u-t s- u-ă- f-o-i-e- -------------------------- A trebuit să udăm florile. 0
We had to clean the apartment. A----b----s--strâ-g----- -p-r--m---. A t______ s_ s_______ î_ a__________ A t-e-u-t s- s-r-n-e- î- a-a-t-m-n-. ------------------------------------ A trebuit să strângem în apartament. 0
We had to wash the dishes. A-----ui--să -pă-ă- ------. A t______ s_ s_____ v______ A t-e-u-t s- s-ă-ă- v-s-l-. --------------------------- A trebuit să spălăm vasele. 0
Did you have to pay the bill? A--r-buit să p--t-ţ- -a-tu-a? A t______ s_ p______ f_______ A t-e-u-t s- p-ă-i-i f-c-u-a- ----------------------------- A trebuit să plătiţi factura? 0
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? A --e-uit ------t-ţi----r-r-? A t______ s_ p______ i_______ A t-e-u-t s- p-ă-i-i i-t-a-e- ----------------------------- A trebuit să plătiţi intrare? 0
Did you have to pay a fine? A--reb----s---l----i ---men-ă? A t______ s_ p______ o a______ A t-e-u-t s- p-ă-i-i o a-e-d-? ------------------------------ A trebuit să plătiţi o amendă? 0
Who had to say goodbye? Cine-----eb----să -ş- ia-ră-as ---? C___ a t______ s_ î__ i_ r____ b___ C-n- a t-e-u-t s- î-i i- r-m-s b-n- ----------------------------------- Cine a trebuit să îşi ia rămas bun? 0
Who had to go home early? C--- a t-e---t s----a-gă-de--e-e -c--ă? C___ a t______ s_ m_____ d______ a_____ C-n- a t-e-u-t s- m-a-g- d-v-e-e a-a-ă- --------------------------------------- Cine a trebuit să meargă devreme acasă? 0
Who had to take the train? Cine a-t--b--t -- -- -ren-l? C___ a t______ s_ i_ t______ C-n- a t-e-u-t s- i- t-e-u-? ---------------------------- Cine a trebuit să ia trenul? 0
We did not want to stay long. Nu a---r-- ---stă----l-. N_ a_ v___ s_ s___ m____ N- a- v-u- s- s-ă- m-l-. ------------------------ Nu am vrut să stăm mult. 0
We did not want to drink anything. Nu -m -ru- s------nimi-. N_ a_ v___ s_ b__ n_____ N- a- v-u- s- b-m n-m-c- ------------------------ Nu am vrut să bem nimic. 0
We did not want to disturb you. Nu a- v----s--de-anjăm. N_ a_ v___ s_ d________ N- a- v-u- s- d-r-n-ă-. ----------------------- Nu am vrut să deranjăm. 0
I just wanted to make a call. Tocm-i -- -----să d-- u- -e-e-o-. T_____ a_ v___ s_ d__ u_ t_______ T-c-a- a- v-u- s- d-u u- t-l-f-n- --------------------------------- Tocmai am vrut să dau un telefon. 0
I just wanted to call a taxi. Am -rut--ă coma---u--ta-i. A_ v___ s_ c_____ u_ t____ A- v-u- s- c-m-n- u- t-x-. -------------------------- Am vrut să comand un taxi. 0
Actually I wanted to drive home. Am--r-t-s- -ă--u--acas-. A_ v___ s_ m_ d__ a_____ A- v-u- s- m- d-c a-a-ă- ------------------------ Am vrut să mă duc acasă. 0
I thought you wanted to call your wife. Am-cre-u- -ă vr-i-i s--ţ--su----oţ--. A_ c_____ c_ v_____ s____ s___ s_____ A- c-e-u- c- v-o-a- s---i s-n- s-ţ-a- ------------------------------------- Am crezut că vroiai să-ţi suni soţia. 0
I thought you wanted to call information. Am c-e-u--că--r---i s- su-i la -----maţi-. A_ c_____ c_ v_____ s_ s___ l_ i__________ A- c-e-u- c- v-o-a- s- s-n- l- i-f-r-a-i-. ------------------------------------------ Am crezut că vroiai să suni la informaţii. 0
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. Am-crez-- că---oi-i--ă-c-manzi o pi---. A_ c_____ c_ v_____ s_ c______ o p_____ A- c-e-u- c- v-o-a- s- c-m-n-i o p-z-a- --------------------------------------- Am crezut că vroiai să comanzi o 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…