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88 [eighty-eight]

Past tense of modal verbs 2

Past tense of modal verbs 2

88 [vuitanta-vuit]

Passat dels verbs modals 2

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My son did not want to play with the doll. E---eu --ll no v-l-a ju-a--am----ne-. E_ m__ f___ n_ v____ j____ a__ n_____ E- m-u f-l- n- v-l-a j-g-r a-b n-n-s- ------------------------------------- El meu fill no volia jugar amb nines. 0
My daughter did not want to play football / soccer (am.). L- me---f-l-a no v---- jug-r-a--utb-l. L_ m___ f____ n_ v____ j____ a f______ L- m-v- f-l-a n- v-l-a j-g-r a f-t-o-. -------------------------------------- La meva filla no volia jugar a futbol. 0
My wife did not want to play chess with me. L--m-va-don- no v- -o--- ju-ar a-- -i--ls -s--c-. L_ m___ d___ n_ v_ v____ j____ a__ m_ a__ e______ L- m-v- d-n- n- v- v-l-r j-g-r a-b m- a-s e-c-c-. ------------------------------------------------- La meva dona no va voler jugar amb mi als escacs. 0
My children did not want to go for a walk. Els---u---ill- no------oler f-r--n--p-ss-j-d-. E__ m___ f____ n_ v__ v____ f__ u__ p_________ E-s m-u- f-l-s n- v-n v-l-r f-r u-a p-s-e-a-a- ---------------------------------------------- Els meus fills no van voler fer una passejada. 0
They did not want to tidy the room. Ells--o voli---en-re--r -’hab----i-. E___ n_ v_____ e_______ l___________ E-l- n- v-l-e- e-d-e-a- l-h-b-t-c-ó- ------------------------------------ Ells no volien endreçar l’habitació. 0
They did not want to go to bed. Ell-------li-n ana---l --it. E___ n_ v_____ a___ a_ l____ E-l- n- v-l-e- a-a- a- l-i-. ---------------------------- Ells no volien anar al llit. 0
He was not allowed to eat ice cream. E-- n--po--a--enj-r -e-at-. E__ n_ p____ m_____ g______ E-l n- p-d-a m-n-a- g-l-t-. --------------------------- Ell no podia menjar gelats. 0
He was not allowed to eat chocolate. E----o --dia ----a--x--ol--a. E__ n_ p____ m_____ x________ E-l n- p-d-a m-n-a- x-c-l-t-. ----------------------------- Ell no podia menjar xocolata. 0
He was not allowed to eat sweets. El- -- po--a ---jar -----els. E__ n_ p____ m_____ c________ E-l n- p-d-a m-n-a- c-r-m-l-. ----------------------------- Ell no podia menjar caramels. 0
I was allowed to make a wish. E--pod-a-des-t-a- ------ --sa. E_ p____ d_______ a_____ c____ E- p-d-a d-s-t-a- a-g-n- c-s-. ------------------------------ Em podia desitjar alguna cosa. 0
I was allowed to buy myself a dress. E- -a-g p---r c-mpr---un-ves--t. E_ v___ p____ c______ u_ v______ E- v-i- p-d-r c-m-r-r u- v-s-i-. -------------------------------- Em vaig poder comprar un vestit. 0
I was allowed to take a chocolate. V--g--o-e--prend-- un ---b---e-p-----é. V___ p____ p______ u_ b____ d_ p_______ V-i- p-d-r p-e-d-e u- b-m-ó d- p-a-i-é- --------------------------------------- Vaig poder prendre un bombó de praliné. 0
Were you allowed to smoke in the airplane? Qu- podi-- ----r-a l’a---? Q__ p_____ f____ a l______ Q-e p-d-e- f-m-r a l-a-i-? -------------------------- Que podies fumar a l’avió? 0
Were you allowed to drink beer in the hospital? Q-- -o---s-b-ur- ---v--a a --ho--i--l? Q__ p_____ b____ c______ a l__________ Q-e p-d-e- b-u-e c-r-e-a a l-h-s-i-a-? -------------------------------------- Que podies beure cervesa a l’hospital? 0
Were you allowed to take the dog into the hotel? Q-e -o---- -o--a- -- --s ---’hot-l? Q__ p_____ p_____ e_ g__ a l_______ Q-e p-d-e- p-r-a- e- g-s a l-h-t-l- ----------------------------------- Que podies portar el gos a l’hotel? 0
During the holidays the children were allowed to remain outside late. D-r--- l-s-v-ca--es,-el- -en- p-di----sta- a fo-- ---s-ta--. D_____ l__ v________ e__ n___ p_____ e____ a f___ f___ t____ D-r-n- l-s v-c-n-e-, e-s n-n- p-d-e- e-t-r a f-r- f-n- t-r-. ------------------------------------------------------------ Durant les vacances, els nens podien estar a fora fins tard. 0
They were allowed to play in the yard for a long time. P--i-n j-ga- -o-t d- t-m-s-----a-i. P_____ j____ m___ d_ t____ a_ p____ P-d-e- j-g-r m-l- d- t-m-s a- p-t-. ----------------------------------- Podien jugar molt de temps al pati. 0
They were allowed to stay up late. Podien--u---r-se-d---ert--f-n- -a--. P_____ q________ d_______ f___ t____ P-d-e- q-e-a---e d-s-e-t- f-n- t-r-. ------------------------------------ Podien quedar-se desperts fins tard. 0

Tips against forgetting

Learning is not always easy. Even when it is fun, it can be exhausting. But when we've learned something, we're happy. We're proud of ourselves and our progress. Unfortunately, we can forget what we learn. That is often a problem with languages in particular. Most of us learn one or more languages in school. This knowledge often gets lost after the school years. We hardly speak the language anymore. Our native language usually dominates our everyday life. Many foreign languages only get used on vacation. But if knowledge isn't regularly activated, it gets lost. Our brain needs exercise. It could be said that it functions like a muscle. This muscle has to be exercised, otherwise it will get weaker. But there are ways to prevent forgetting. The most important thing is to repeatedly apply what you have learned. Consistent rituals can help with this. You can plan a small routine for different days of the week. On Monday, for example, you could read a book in the foreign language. Listen to an overseas radio station on Wednesday. Then on Friday you can write in a journal in the foreign language. This way you're switching between reading, hearing and writing. Consequently, your knowledge is activated in different ways. All of these exercises don't have to last long; half an hour is enough. But it's important that you practice regularly! Studies show that what you learn stays in the brain for decades. It just has to be dug out of the drawer again…