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87 [eighty-seven]

Past tense of modal verbs 1

Past tense of modal verbs 1

87 [åttiosju]

Förfluten tid av modala hjälpverb 1

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We had to water the flowers. Vi --- ---n-n---tt -at-na---o----na. Vi var tvungna att vattna blommorna. V- v-r t-u-g-a a-t v-t-n- b-o-m-r-a- ------------------------------------ Vi var tvungna att vattna blommorna. 0
We had to clean the apartment. Vi-var-t-ung-a att s-ä----ägenhe---. Vi var tvungna att städa lägenheten. V- v-r t-u-g-a a-t s-ä-a l-g-n-e-e-. ------------------------------------ Vi var tvungna att städa lägenheten. 0
We had to wash the dishes. Vi-va- tvu-gn- at- di---. Vi var tvungna att diska. V- v-r t-u-g-a a-t d-s-a- ------------------------- Vi var tvungna att diska. 0
Did you have to pay the bill? V---n--tvun--- a-t -et-l- r-kning-n? Var ni tvungna att betala räkningen? V-r n- t-u-g-a a-t b-t-l- r-k-i-g-n- ------------------------------------ Var ni tvungna att betala räkningen? 0
Did you have to pay an entrance fee? V-r----tvung-- at---e---a---träd-? Var ni tvungna att betala inträde? V-r n- t-u-g-a a-t b-t-l- i-t-ä-e- ---------------------------------- Var ni tvungna att betala inträde? 0
Did you have to pay a fine? Va- n- tv-n--- -t--betal- -öt--? Var ni tvungna att betala böter? V-r n- t-u-g-a a-t b-t-l- b-t-r- -------------------------------- Var ni tvungna att betala böter? 0
Who had to say goodbye? V-m mås-e -----s---? Vem måste ta avsked? V-m m-s-e t- a-s-e-? -------------------- Vem måste ta avsked? 0
Who had to go home early? V-- m-s-- gå------idig-? Vem måste gå hem tidigt? V-m m-s-e g- h-m t-d-g-? ------------------------ Vem måste gå hem tidigt? 0
Who had to take the train? Ve- -å-t---a-tå---? Vem måste ta tåget? V-m m-s-e t- t-g-t- ------------------- Vem måste ta tåget? 0
We did not want to stay long. Vi -il-e---te--ta-na l--g-. Vi ville inte stanna länge. V- v-l-e i-t- s-a-n- l-n-e- --------------------------- Vi ville inte stanna länge. 0
We did not want to drink anything. V----l-e-int--dricka ---o-. Vi ville inte dricka något. V- v-l-e i-t- d-i-k- n-g-t- --------------------------- Vi ville inte dricka något. 0
We did not want to disturb you. V----ll--i------ör-. Vi ville inte störa. V- v-l-e i-t- s-ö-a- -------------------- Vi ville inte störa. 0
I just wanted to make a call. J-- v-----ju-- ri---. Jag ville just ringa. J-g v-l-e j-s- r-n-a- --------------------- Jag ville just ringa. 0
I just wanted to call a taxi. Ja- vi-le----t-ll- en ta--. Jag ville beställa en taxi. J-g v-l-e b-s-ä-l- e- t-x-. --------------------------- Jag ville beställa en taxi. 0
Actually I wanted to drive home. Jag-vil-e--ä---gen -ka -e-. Jag ville nämligen åka hem. J-g v-l-e n-m-i-e- å-a h-m- --------------------------- Jag ville nämligen åka hem. 0
I thought you wanted to call your wife. Ja----nkte------- --ll- --n-a t----d-n f-u. Jag tänkte att du ville ringa till din fru. J-g t-n-t- a-t d- v-l-e r-n-a t-l- d-n f-u- ------------------------------------------- Jag tänkte att du ville ringa till din fru. 0
I thought you wanted to call information. J---t-------t- -u -i-l- ri--a up-l-s---ge-. Jag trodde att du ville ringa upplysningen. J-g t-o-d- a-t d- v-l-e r-n-a u-p-y-n-n-e-. ------------------------------------------- Jag trodde att du ville ringa upplysningen. 0
I thought you wanted to order a pizza. J-- tr-dde-at- -u -il---be-t-lla -n--izz-. Jag trodde att du ville beställa en pizza. J-g t-o-d- a-t d- v-l-e b-s-ä-l- e- p-z-a- ------------------------------------------ Jag trodde att du ville beställa en pizza. 0

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