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Minulý čas modálnych slovies 1

87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [osemdesiatsedem]


Minulý čas modálnych slovies 1

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We had to water the flowers. Mu---- s-- p------- k------. Museli sme polievať kvetiny. 0 +
We had to clean the apartment. Mu---- s-- u------ b--. Museli sme upratať byt. 0 +
We had to wash the dishes. Mu---- s-- u--- r---. Museli sme umyť riad. 0 +
Did you have to pay the bill? Mu---- s-- z------- ú---? Museli ste zaplatiť účet? 0 +
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? Mu---- s-- z------- v----? Museli ste zaplatiť vstup? 0 +
Did you have to pay a fine? Mu---- s-- z------- p-----? Museli ste zaplatiť pokutu? 0 +
Who had to say goodbye? Kt- s- m---- r-------? Kto sa musel rozlúčiť? 0 +
Who had to go home early? Kt- m---- í-- s---- d----? Kto musel ísť skoro domov? 0 +
Who had to take the train? Kt- m---- í-- v-----? Kto musel ísť vlakom? 0 +
We did not want to stay long. Ne------ s-- d--- z-----. Nechceli sme dlho zostať. 0 +
We did not want to drink anything. Ne------ s-- n-- p--. Nechceli sme nič piť. 0 +
We did not want to disturb you. Ne------ s-- r----. Nechceli sme rušiť. 0 +
I just wanted to make a call. Ch--- s-- p---- t----------. Chcel som práve telefonovať. 0 +
I just wanted to call a taxi. Ch--- s-- o------- t----. Chcel som objednať taxík. 0 +
Actually I wanted to drive home. Ch--- s-- í-- t---- d----. Chcel som ísť totiž domov. 0 +
I thought you wanted to call your wife. My---- s--- ž- c---- z------ s----- ž---. Myslel som, že chceš zavolať svojej žene. 0 +
I thought you wanted to call information. My---- s--- ž- c---- z------ i---------. Myslel som, že chceš zavolať informácie. 0 +
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. My---- s--- ž- c---- o------- p----. Myslel som, že chceš objednať pizzu. 0 +

Big letters, big feelings

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