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In the kitchen


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Do you have a new kitchen? Im-- l- n--- k------? +
What do you want to cook today? Št- ć-- d---- k-----? +
Do you cook on an electric or a gas stove? Ku--- l- n- s----- i-- n- p---? +
Shall I cut the onions? Tr---- l- n------- l--? +
Shall I peel the potatoes? Tr---- l- o------ k------? +
Shall I rinse the lettuce? Tr---- l- o----- s-----? +
Where are the glasses? Gd-- s- č---? +
Where are the dishes? Gd-- j- p-----? +
Where is the cutlery / silverware (am.)? Gd-- j- p----- z- j---? +
Do you have a tin opener / can opener (am.)? Im-- l- o------ z- k-------? +
Do you have a bottle opener? Im-- l- o------ z- b---? +
Do you have a corkscrew? Im-- l- v------? +
Are you cooking the soup in this pot? Ku--- l- j--- u o--- l----? +
Are you frying the fish in this pan? Pr--- l- r--- u o--- t---? +
Are you grilling the vegetables on this grill? Pe--- l- p----- n- o--- r-------? +
I am setting the table. Po-------- s---. +
Here are the knives, the forks and the spoons. Ov--- s- n------ v----- i ž----. +
Here are the glasses, the plates and the napkins. Ov--- s- č---- t------ i s------. +

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