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Persoane Familia A face cunotin La coal ri i limbi Citit i scris Numere Ora Zilele sptmnii Ieri azi mine Lunile Buturi Activiti Culori Fructe i alimente Anotimpuri i vreme n cas Curenia n cas n buctrie Small talk 1 Small talk 2 Small talk 3 nvarea limbilor strine ntlnire n ora n natur n hotel sosirea n hotel reclamaii La restaurant 1 La restaurant 2 La restaurant 3 La restaurant 4 n gar n tren 4 La aeroport 5 Transport public local 6 La drum 7 n taxi 8 Pan auto 9 Indicaii de drum 10 Orientare 11 Vizitarea oraului 12 La gradina zoologic 13 S iei seara n ora 14 La cinematograf 15 La discotec 16 Pregtiri de vacan 17 Activiti de vacan 18 Sport 19 La piscin 20 A face comisioane 21 La magazin 22 Magazine 23 Cumprturi 24 Munc 25 Sentimente 26 La medic 27 Prile corpului omenesc 28 La pot 29 La banc 30 Numere ordinale 31 S pui ntrebri 1 32 S pui ntrebri 2 33 Negaie 1 34 Negaie 2 35 Pronume posesiv 1 36 Pronume posesive 2 37 mare mic 38 a avea nevoie a vrea 39 a dori ceva 40 a vrea ceva 41 a trebui ceva 42 a avea voie ceva 43 a cere ceva 44 a argumenta ceva 1 45 a argumenta ceva 2 46 a argumenta ceva 3 47 Adjective 1 48 Adjective 2 49 Adjective 3 50 Trecut 1 51 Trecut 2 52 Trecut 3 53 Trecut 4 54 ntrebri Trecut 1 55 ntrebri Trecut 2 56 Trecutul verbelor modale 1 57 Trecutul cu verbe modale 2 58 Imperativ 1 59 Imperativ 2 60 Propoziii secundare cu c 1 61 Propoziii secundare cu c 2 62 Propoziii scundare cu sau 63 Conjuncii 1 64 Conjuncii 2 65 Conjuncii 3 66 Conjuncii 4 67 Conjuncii duble 68 Genitiv 69 Adverbe 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103

1 [unu] Persoane

1 [one] People

eu eu i tu noi doi

I I and you both of us


el el i ea ei doi

he he and she they both


brbatul femeia copilul


the man the woman the child


o familie familia mea Familia mea este aici.


a family my family My family is here.


Eu sunt aici. Tu eti aici. El este aici i ea este aici.


I am here. You are here. He is here and she is here.


Noi suntem aici. Voi suntei aici. Ei sunt toi aici.


We are here. You are here. They are all here.


2 [doi] Familia

2 [two] Family Members

bunicul bunica el i ea

the grandfather the grandmother he and she


tatl mama el i ea

the father the mother he and she


fiul fiica el i ea

the son the daughter he and she


fratele sora el i ea

the brother the sister he and she


unchiul mtua el i ea

the uncle the aunt he and she


Noi suntem o familie. Familia nu este mic. Familia este mare.


We are a family. The family is not small. The family is big.


3 [trei] A face cuno tin

3 [three] Getting to know others

Ceau! Bun ziua! Cum i merge?


Hi! Hello! How are you?


Venii din Europa? Venii din America? Venii din Asia?


Do you come from Europe? Do you come from America? Do you come from Asia?

n care hotel locuii? De cnd suntei aici? Ct rmnei?


In which hotel are you staying? How long have you been here for? How long will you be staying?

V place aici? V petrecei concediul aici? S m vizitai!


Do you like it here? Are you here on vacation? Please do visit me sometime!

Aici este adresa mea. Ne vedem mine? mi pare ru, dar deja am planuri.

Here is my address. Shall we see each other tomorrow? I am sorry, but I already have plans.

Ceau! La revedere! Pe curnd!


Bye! Good bye! See you soon!


4 [patru] La coal

4 [four] At school

Unde suntem? Suntem la coal. Avem cursuri.


Where are we? We are at school. We are having class / a lesson.


Acetia sunt elevii. Aceasta este profesoara. Aceasta este clasa.


Those are the school children. That is the teacher. That is the class.

Ce facem? nvm. nvm o limb.


What are we doing? We are learning. We are learning a language.


Eu nv englez. Tu nvei spaniol. El nva german.


I learn English. You learn Spanish. He learns German.


Noi nvm francez. Voi nvai italian. Ei nva rus.


We learn French. You all learn Italian. They learn Russian.


nvatul limbilor este interesant. Noi vrem s nelegem oamenii. Noi vrem s vorbim cu oamenii.

Learning languages is interesting. We want to understand people. We want to speak with people.

5 [cinci] ri i limbi

5 [five] Countries and Languages

John este din Londra. Londra este n Marea Britanie. El vorbete engleza.

John is from London. London is in Great Britain. He speaks English.


Maria este din Madrid. Madrid este n Spania. Ea vorbete spaniola.


Maria is from Madrid. Madrid is in Spain. She speaks Spanish.


Peter i Martha sunt din Berlin. Berlin este n Germania. Voi doi vorbii german?

Peter and Martha are from Berlin. Berlin is in Germany. Do both of you speak German?

Londra este o capital. i Madrid i Berlin sunt capitale. Capitalele sunt mari i glgioase.

London is a capital city. Madrid and Berlin are also capital cities. Capital cities are big and noisy.

Frana se afl n Europa. Egipt se afl n Africa. Japonia se afl n Asia.


France is in Europe. Egypt is in Africa. Japan is in Asia.


Canada se afl n America de Nord. Panama se afl n America Central. Brazilia se afl n America de Sud.

Canada is in North America. Panama is in Central America. Brazil is in South America.


6 [ ase] Citit i scris

6 [six] Reading and writing

Eu citesc. Eu citesc o liter. Eu citesc un cuvnt.


I read. I read a letter. I read a word.


Eu citesc o propoziie. Eu citesc o scrisoare. Eu citesc o carte.


I read a sentence. I read a letter. I read a book.


Eu citesc. Tu citeti. El citete.


I read. You read. He reads.


Eu scriu. Eu scriu o liter. Eu scriu un cuvnt.


I write. I write a letter. I write a word.


Eu scriu o propoziie. Eu scriu o scrisoare. Eu scriu o carte.


I write a sentence. I write a letter. I write a book.


Eu scriu. Tu scrii. El scrie.


I write. You write. He writes.


7 [ apte] Numere

7 [seven] Numbers

Eu numr: unu, doi, trei Eu numr pn la trei.


I count: one, two, three I count to three.


Eu numr mai departe: patru, cinci, ase, apte, opt, nou


I count further: four, five, six, seven, eight, nine


Eu numr. Tu numeri. El numr.


I count. You count. He counts.


Unu. Primul. Doi. Al doilea. Trei. Al treilea.


One. The first. Two. The second. Three. The third.


Patru. Al Patrulea. Cinci. Al cincilea. ase. Al aselea.


Four. The fourth. Five. The fifth. Six. The sixth.


apte. Al aptelea. Opt. Al optulea. Nou. Al noulea.


Seven. The seventh. Eight. The eighth. Nine. The ninth.


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8 [opt] Ora

8 [eight] The time

Scuzai-m! Ct este ora, v rog? Mulumesc mult.


Excuse me! What time is it, please? Thank you very much.

Este ora unu. Este ora doi. Este ora trei.


It is one oclock. It is two oclock. It is three oclock.


Este ora patru. Este ora cinci. Este ora ase.


It is four oclock. It is five oclock. It is six oclock.


Este ora apte. Este ora opt. Este ora nou.


It is seven oclock. It is eight oclock. It is nine oclock.


Este ora zece. Este ora unsprezece. Este ora doisprezece.


It is ten oclock. It is eleven oclock. It is twelve oclock.


Un minut are aizeci de secunde. O or are aizeci de minute. O zi are douzeci i patru de ore.

A minute has sixty seconds. An hour has sixty minutes. A day has twenty-four hours.

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9 [nou ] Zilele s pt mnii

9 [nine] Days of the week

luni mari miercuri


Monday Tuesday Wednesday


joi vineri smbt


Thursday Friday Saturday


duminic sptmna de luni pn duminic


Sunday the week from Monday to Sunday


Prima zi este luni. A doua zi este mari. A treia zi este miercuri.


The first day is Monday. The second day is Tuesday. The third day is Wednesday.

A patra zi este joi. A cincea zi este vineri. A asea zi este smbt.


The fourth day is Thursday. The fifth day is Friday. The sixth day is Saturday.

A aptea zi este duminic. Sptmna are apte zile. Noi lucrm doar cinci zile.

The seventh day is Sunday. The week has seven days. We only work for five days.

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10 [zece] Ieri azi mine

10 [ten] Yesterday today tomorrow

Ieri a fost smbt. Ieri am fost la cinematograf. Filmul a fost interesant.


Yesterday was Saturday. I was at the cinema yesterday. The film was interesting.

Azi este duminic. Astzi nu lucrez. Eu rmn acas.


Today is Sunday. Im not working today. Im staying at home.


Mine este luni. Mine lucrez din nou. Eu lucrez n birou.


Tomorrow is Monday. Tomorrow I will work again. I work at an office.


Cine este acesta? Acesta este Peter. Peter este student.


Who is that? That is Peter. Peter is a student.


Cine este aceasta? Aceasta este Martha. Martha este secretar.


Who is that? That is Martha. Martha is a secretary.


Peter i Martha sunt prieteni. Peter este prietenul Marthei. Martha este prietena lui Peter.

Peter and Martha are friends. Peter is Marthas friend. Martha is Peters friend.

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11 [unsprezece] Lunile

11 [eleven] Months

ianuarie februarie martie


January February March


aprilie mai iunie


April May June


Acestea sunt ase luni. ianuarie, februarie, martie, aprilie, mai, iunie.

These are six months. January, February, March, April, May and June.

iulie august septembrie


July August September


octombrie noiembrie decembrie


October November December


Acestea sunt tot ase luni. iulie, august, septembrie octombrie, noiembrie i decembrie.

These are also six months. July, August, September, October, November and December.

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12 [doisprezece] B uturi

12 [twelve] Beverages

Eu beau ceai. Eu beau cafea. Eu beau ap mineral.


I drink tea. I drink coffee. I drink mineral water.


Bei ceai cu lmie? Bei cafea cu zahr? Bei ap cu ghea?


Do you drink tea with lemon? Do you drink coffee with sugar? Do you drink water with ice?

Aici este o petrecere. Oamenii beau ampanie. Oamenii beau vin i bere.

There is a party here. People are drinking champagne. People are drinking wine and beer.

Bei alcool? Bei whisky? Bei cola cu rom?


Do you drink alcohol? Do you drink whisky / whiskey (am.)? Do you drink Coke with rum?

Mie nu-mi place ampania. Mie nu-mi place vinul. Mie nu-mi place berea.

I do not like champagne. I do not like wine. I do not like beer.


Bebeluului i place laptele. Copilului i place cacaoa i sucul de mere. Femeii i place sucul de portocale i cel de grapefruit.

The baby likes milk. The child likes cocoa and apple juice. The woman likes orange and grapefruit juice.

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13 [treisprezece] Activit i

13 [thirteen] Activities

Ce face Martha? Ea lucreaz n birou. Ea lucreaz la calculator.


What does Martha do? She works at an office. She works on the computer.

Unde este Martha? La cinematograf. Se uit la un film.


Where is Martha? At the cinema. She is watching a film.


Ce face Peter? El studiaz la universitate. El studiaz limbi.


What does Peter do? He studies at the university. He studies languages.


Unde este Peter? n cafenea. El bea cafea.


Where is Peter? At the caf. He is drinking coffee.


Unde merg ei cu plcere? La concert. Ei ascult cu plcere muzic.


Where do they like to go? To a concert. They like to listen to music.


Unde nu merg ei cu plcere? La discotec. Ei nu danseaz cu plcere.


Where do they not like to go? To the disco. They do not like to dance.

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14 [paisprezece] Culori

14 [fourteen] Colors

Zpada este alb. Soarele este galben. Portocala este portocalie.


Snow is white. The sun is yellow. The orange is orange.


Cireaa este roie. Cerul este albastru. Iarba este verde.


The cherry is red. The sky is blue. The grass is green.


Pmntul este maro. Norul este gri. Cauciucurile sunt negre.


The earth is brown. The cloud is grey / gray (am.). The tyres / tires (am.) are black.

Ce culoare are zpada? Alb. Ce culoare are soarele? Galben. Ce culoare are portocala? Portocaliu.

What colour / color (am.) is the snow? White. What colour / color (am.) is the sun? Yellow. What colour / color (am.) is the orange? Orange.

Ce culoare are cireaa? Rou. Ce culoare are cerul? Albastru. Ce culoare are iarba? Verde.

What colour / color (am.) is the cherry? Red. What colour / color (am.) is the sky? Blue. What colour / color (am.) is the grass? Green.

Ce culoare are pmntul? Maro. Ce culoare are norul? Gri. Ce culoare au cauciucurile? Negre.

What colour / color (am.) is the earth? Brown. What colour / color (am.) is the cloud? Grey / Gray (am.). What colour / color (am.) are the tyres / tires (am.)? Black.

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15 [cincisprezece] Fructe i alimente

15 [fifteen] Fruits and food

Eu am o cpun. Eu am un kiwi i un pepene. Eu am o portocal i un grapefruit.


I have a strawberry. I have a kiwi and a melon. I have an orange and a grapefruit.

Eu am un mr i un mango. Eu am o banan i un ananas. Eu fac o salat de fructe.


I have an apple and a mango. I have a banana and a pineapple. I am making a fruit salad.

Eu mnnc o pine prjit. Eu mnnc o pine prjit cu unt. Eu mnnc o pine prjit cu unt i gem.

I am eating toast. I am eating toast with butter. I am eating toast with butter and jam.

Eu mnnc un sandvi. Eu mnnc un sandvi cu margarin. Eu mnnc un sandvi cu margarin i roii.


I am eating a sandwich. I am eating a sandwich with margarine. I am eating a sandwich with margarine and tomatoes.

Noi avem nevoie de pine i orez. Noi avem nevoie de pete i friptur. Noi avem nevoie de pizza i spaghete.

We need bread and rice. We need fish and steaks. We need pizza and spaghetti.

De ce mai avem nevoie? Avem nevoie de morcovi i roii pentru sup. Unde este un supermarket?

What else do we need? We need carrots and tomatoes for the soup. Where is the supermarket?

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16 [ aisprezece] Anotimpuri i vreme

16 [sixteen] Seasons and Weather

Acestea sunt anotimpurile: primvara, vara, toamna i iarna.


These are the seasons: Spring, summer, autumn / fall (am.) and winter.

Vara este fierbinte. Vara bate soarele. Vara mergem s ne plimbm cu plcere.

The summer is warm. The sun shines in summer. We like to go for a walk in summer.

Iarna este rece. Iarna ninge sau plou. Iarna stm cu plcere acas.

The winter is cold. It snows or rains in winter. We like to stay home in winter.

Este rece. Plou. Bate vntul.


It is cold. It is raining. It is windy.


Este cald. Este nsorit. Este senin.


It is warm. It is sunny. It is pleasant.


Cum este astzi vremea? Astzi este rece. Astzi este cald.

What is the weather like today? It is cold today. It is warm today.


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17 [ aptesprezece] n cas

17 [seventeen] Around the house

Aici este casa noastr. Sus este acoperiul. Jos este pivnia.

Our house is here. The roof is on top. The basement is below.


n spatele casei este o grdin. n faa casei nu este nici o strad. Lng cas sunt pomi.

There is a garden behind the house. There is no street in front of the house. There are trees next to the house.

Aici este locuina mea. Aici sunt buctria i baia. Acolo este camera de zi i dormitorul.

My apartment is here. The kitchen and bathroom are here. The living room and bedroom are there.

Ua casei este nchis. Dar ferestrele sunt deschise. Astzi este cald.

The front door is closed. But the windows are open. It is hot today.

Noi mergem n camera de zi. Acolo este o canapea i un fotoliu. Aezai-v!


We are going to the living room. There is a sofa and an armchair there. Please, sit down!

Acolo este calculatorul meu. Acolo se afl combina mea. Televizorul este nou.

My computer is there. My stereo is there. The TV set is brand new.


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18 [optsprezece] Cur enia n cas

18 [eighteen] House cleaning

Astzi este smbt. Astzi avem timp. Astzi curm locuina.


Today is Saturday. We have time today. We are cleaning the apartment today.

Eu cur baia. Soul meu spal maina. Copiii cur bicicletele.


I am cleaning the bathroom. My husband is washing the car. The children are cleaning the bicycles.

Bunica ud florile. Copiii strng n camera copiilor. Soul meu i strnge pe birou.

Grandma is watering the flowers. The children are cleaning up the childrens room. My husband is tidying up his desk.

Eu bag rufele n maina de splat. Eu ntind rufele. Eu calc rufele.


I am putting the laundry in the washing machine. I am hanging up the laundry. I am ironing the clothes.

Ferestrele sunt murdare. Podeaua este murdar. Vasele sunt murdare.


The windows are dirty. The floor is dirty. The dishes are dirty.

Cine cur ferestrele? Cine aspir praful? Cine spal vasele?


Who washes the windows? Who does the vacuuming? Who does the dishes?

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19 [nou sprezece] n buc t rie

19 [nineteen] In the kitchen

Ai o buctrie nou? Ce vrei s gteti astzi? Gteti electric sau cu gaz?


Do you have a new kitchen? What do you want to cook today? Do you cook on an electric or a gas stove?

S tai cepele? S cur cartofii? S spl salata?


Shall I cut the onions? Shall I peel the potatoes? Shall I rinse the lettuce?

Unde sunt paharele? Unde sunt vasele? Unde sunt tacmurile?


Where are the glasses? Where are the dishes? Where is the cutlery / silverware (am.)?

Ai un desfctor de conserve? Unde este desfctorul de sticle? Unde este tirbuonul?


Do you have a can opener? Do you have a bottle opener? Do you have a corkscrew?

Gteti supa n aceast oal? Prjeti petele n aceast tigaie? Prjeti legumele pe acest gril?

Are you cooking the soup in this pot? Are you frying the fish in this pan? Are you grilling the vegetables on this grill?

Eu pun masa. Aici sunt cuitele, furculiele i lingurile. Aici sunt paharele, farfuriile i erveelele.

I am setting the table. Here are the knives, the forks and the spoons. Here are the glasses, the plates and the napkins.

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20 [dou zeci] Small talk 1

20 [twenty] Small Talk 1

Facei-v comod! Simii-v ca acas! Ce dorii s bei?


Make yourself comfortable! Please, feel right at home! What would you like to drink?

Iubii muzica? Mie mi place muzica clasic. Aici sunt cd-urile mele.

Do you like music? I like classical music. These are my CDs.


Cntai la un instrument? Aici este chitara mea. Cntai cu plcere?


Do you play a musical instrument? This is my guitar. Do you like to sing?


Avei copii? Avei un cine? Avei o pisic?


Do you have children? Do you have a dog? Do you have a cat?


Aici sunt crile mele. Eu tocmai citesc aceast carte. Ce citii cu plcere?

These are my books. I am currently reading this book. What do you like to read?

Mergei cu plcere la concert? Mergei cu plcere la teatru? Mergei cu plcere la oper?


Do you like to go to concerts? Do you like to go to the theatre / theater (am.)? Do you like to go to the opera?

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21 [dou zeci i unu] Small talk 2

21 [twenty-one] Small Talk 2

De unde venii? Din Basel. Basel se afl n Elveia.


Where do you come from? From Basel. Basel is in Switzerland.


Pot s vi-l prezint pe domnul Mller? El este strin. El vorbete mai multe limbi.

May I introduce Mr. Miller? He is a foreigner. He speaks several languages.


Suntei pentru prima oar aici? Nu, am fost deja anul trecut aici. Dar numai timp de o sptmn.

Are you here for the first time? No, I was here once last year. Only for a week, though.

Cum v place la noi? Foarte bine. Oamenii sunt drgui. i peisajul mi place.

How do you like it here? A lot. The people are nice. And I like the scenery, too.

Ce suntei de meserie? Sunt traductor. Traduc cri.


What is your profession? I am a translator. I translate books.


Suntei singur / aici? Nu, soia mea / soul meu este de asemenea aici. i acolo sunt cei doi copii ai mei.

Are you alone here? No, my wife / my husband is also here. And those are my two children.

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22 [dou zeci i doi] Small talk 3

22 [twenty-two] Small Talk 3

Fumai? nainte da. Dar acum nu mai fumez.


Do you smoke? I used to. But I dont smoke anymore.


V deranjeaz, dac fumez? Nu, absolut deloc. Asta nu m deranjeaz.


Does it disturb you if I smoke? No, absolutely not. It doesnt disturb me.

Bei ceva? Un coniac? Nu, mai bine o bere.


Will you drink something? A brandy? No, preferably a beer.


Cltorii mult? Da, de obicei sunt cltorii de afaceri. Dar acum ne facem aici concediul.

Do you travel a lot? Yes, mostly on business trips. But now were on holiday.

Ce cldur! Da, astzi este chiar foarte cald. S mergem pe balcon.


Its so hot! Yes, today its really hot. Lets go to the balcony.

Mine facem aici o petrecere. Venii i dumneavoastr? Da, i noi suntem invitai.

Theres a party here tomorrow. Are you also coming? Yes, weve also been invited.

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23 [dou zeci i trei] nv area limbilor str ine

23 [twenty-three] Learning foreign languages

Unde ai nvat spaniola? tii i portugheza? Da, i tiu i ceva italian.


Where did you learn Spanish? Can you also speak Portuguese? Yes, and I also speak some Italian.

Mi se pare c vorbii foarte bine. Limbile sunt foarte asemntoare. Le pot nelege bine.

I think you speak very well. The languages are quite similar. I can understand them well.

Dar s scrii i s vorbeti este foarte greu. nc mai fac multe greeli. V rog s m corectai ntotdeauna.

But speaking and writing is difficult. I still make many mistakes. Please correct me each time.

Pronunia dumneavoastr este foarte bun. Avei un mic accent. Se cunoate de unde provenii.

Your pronunciation is very good. You only have a slight accent. One can tell where you come from.

Care este limba dumneavoastr matern? Facei un curs de limbi? Ce instrument de nvare utilizai?

What is your mother tongue / native language (am.)? Are you taking a language course? Which textbook are you using?

n acest moment nu tiu cum se numete. Nu mi amintesc titlul. Asta am uitat.


I dont remember the name right now. The title is not coming to me. Ive forgotten it.

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24 [dou zeci i patru] ntlnire

24 [twenty-four] Appointment

Ai pierdut autobuzul? Te-am ateptat o jumtate de or. Nu ai telefonul mobil la tine?


Did you miss the bus? I waited for you for half an hour. Dont you have a mobile / cell phone (am.) with you?

S fii data viitoare punctual! S iei data viitoare un taxi! S i iei data viitoare o umbrel cu tine!

Be punctual next time! Take a taxi next time! Take an umbrella with you next time!

Mine sunt liber / . Ne ntlnim mine? mi pare ru, dar mine nu pot eu.

I have the day off tomorrow. Shall we meet tomorrow? Im sorry, I cant make it tomorrow.

Ai planuri pentru weekendul acesta? Sau ai deja o ntlnire? i propun s ne ntlnim n weekend.

Do you already have plans for this weekend? Or do you already have an appointment? I suggest that we meet on the weekend.

Facem un picnic? Mergem la trand? Mergem la munte?


Shall we have a picnic? Shall we go to the beach? Shall we go to the mountains?


Te iau de la birou. Te iau de acas. Te iau din staia de autobuz.


I will pick you up at the office. I will pick you up at home. I will pick you up at the bus stop.

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25 [dou zeci i cinci] n ora

25 [twenty-five] In the city

Vreau s merg la gar. Vreau s merg la aeroport. Vreau s merg n centrul oraului.

I would like to go to the station. I would like to go to the airport. I would like to go to the city centre / center (am.).

Cum ajung la gar? Cum ajung la aeroport? Cum ajung n centrul oraului?

How do I get to the station? How do I get to the airport? How do I get to the city centre / center (am.)?

Am nevoie de un taxi. Am nevoie de o hart. Am nevoie de un hotel.


I need a taxi. I need a city map. I need a hotel.


Vreau s nchiriez o main. Aici este cartea mea de credit. Aici este permisul meu auto.

I would like to rent a car. Here is my credit card. Here is my licence / license (am.).

Ce este de vzut n ora? Mergei n centrul istoric. Facei un tur al oraului.


What is there to see in the city? Go to the old city. Go on a city tour.

Mergei n port. Facei un tur al portului. Ce obiective turistice mai exist?


Go to the harbour / harbor (am.). Go on a harbour / harbor (am.) tour. Are there any other places of interest?

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26 [dou zeci i ase] n natur

26 [twenty-six] In nature

Vezi acolo turnul? Vezi acolo muntele? Vezi acolo satul?


Do you see the tower there? Do you see the mountain there? Do you see the village there?

Vezi acolo rul? Vezi acolo podul? Vezi acolo lacul?


Do you see the river there? Do you see the bridge there? Do you see the lake there?

Pasrea aceea mi place. Pomul acela mi place. Piatra aceea mi place.


I like that bird. I like that tree. I like this stone.


Parcul acela mi place. Grdina aceea mi place. Florile acelea mi plac.


I like that park. I like that garden. I like this flower.


Mi se pare drgu. Mi se pare interesant. Mi se pare foarte frumos.


I find that pretty. I find that interesting. I find that gorgeous.


Mi se pare urt. Mi se pare plictisitor. Mi se pare groaznic.


I find that ugly. I find that boring. I find that terrible.


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27 [dou zeci i apte] n hotel sosirea

27 [twenty-seven] In the hotel Arrival

Avei o camer liber? Am rezervat o camer. Numele meu este Mller.


Do you have a vacant room? I have booked a room. My name is Miller.


Am nevoie de o camer single. Am nevoie de o camer dubl. Ct cost camera pe noapte?


I need a single room. I need a double room. What does the room cost per night?

Vreau o camer cu cad. Vreau o camer cu du. Pot s vd camera?


I would like a room with a bathroom. I would like a room with a shower. Can I see the room?

Exist aici un garaj? Exist aici un seif? Exist aici un fax?


Is there a garage here? Is there a safe here? Is there a fax machine here?

Bine, iau camera. Aici este cheia. Aici este bagajul meu.

Fine, Ill take the room. Here are the keys. Here is my luggage.

La ce or se servete micul dejun? La ce or se servete prnzul? La ce or se servete cina?


What time do you serve breakfast? What time do you serve lunch? What time do you serve dinner?

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28 [dou zeci i opt] n hotel reclama ii

28 [twenty-eight] In the hotel Complaints

Duul nu funcioneaz. Nu vine ap cald. Se poate repara?


The shower isnt working. There is no warm water. Can you get it repaired?

Nu exist telefon n camer. Nu exist televizor n camer. Camera nu are balcon.


There is no telephone in the room. There is no TV in the room. The room has no balcony.

Camera este prea glgioas. Camera este prea mic. Camera este prea ntunecat.

The room is too noisy. The room is too small. The room is too dark.

Nu funcioneaz cldura. Nu funcioneaz aerul condiionat. Televizorul este stricat.


The heater isnt working. The air-conditioning isnt working. The TV isnt working.

Asta nu mi place. Este prea scump. Avei i ceva mai ieftin?


I dont like that. Thats too expensive. Do you have anything cheaper?

Este pe aici prin apropiere un hotel pentru tineri? Este pe aici prin apropiere o pensiune? Este pe aici prin apropiere un restaurant?

Is there a youth hostel nearby? Is there a boarding house / a bed and breakfast nearby? Is there a restaurant nearby?

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29 [dou zeci i nou ] La restaurant 1

29 [twenty-nine] At the restaurant 1

Este liber masa? mi aducei v rog un meniu. Ce mi putei recomanda?


Is this table taken? I would like the menu, please. What would you recommend?

A dori o bere. A dori o ap mineral. A dori un suc de portocale.


Id like a beer. Id like a mineral water. Id like an orange juice.


A dori o cafea. A dori o cafea cu lapte. Cu zahr, v rog.


Id like a coffee. Id like a coffee with milk. With sugar, please.


Doresc un ceai. Doresc un ceai cu lmie. Doresc un ceai cu lapte.


Id like a tea. Id like a tea with lemon. Id like a tea with milk.

Avei igri? Avei o scrumier? Avei foc?


Do you have cigarettes? Do you have an ashtray? Do you have a light?


mi lipsete o furculi. mi lipsete un cuit. mi lipsete o lingur.


Im missing a fork. Im missing a knife. Im missing a spoon.


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30 [treizeci] La restaurant 2

30 [thirty] At the restaurant 2

Un suc de mere, v rog. O limonad, v rog. Un suc de roii, v rog.


An apple juice, please. A lemonade, please. A tomato juice, please.


A dori un pahar cu vin rou. A dori un pahar cu vin alb. A dori o sticl de ampanie.

Id like a glass of red wine. Id like a glass of white wine. Id like a bottle of champagne.

i place petele? i place carnea de vit? i place carnea de porc?


Do you like fish? Do you like beef? Do you like pork?


A dori ceva fr carne. A dori un platou de legume. A dori ceva ce nu dureaz mult.

Id like something without meat. Id like some mixed vegetables. Id like something that wont take much time.

Dorii cu orez? Dorii cu paste? Dorii cu cartofi?


Would you like that with rice? Would you like that with pasta? Would you like that with potatoes?

Asta nu mi place. Mncarea este rece. Nu asta am comandat.


That doesnt taste good. The food is cold. I didnt order this.

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31 [treizeci i unu] La restaurant 3

31 [thirty-one] At the restaurant 3

Doresc un aperitiv. Doresc o salat. Doresc o sup.


I would like a starter. I would like a salad. I would like a soup.


Doresc un desert. Doresc o ngheat cu fric. Doresc fructe sau brnz.


I would like a dessert. I would like an ice cream with whipped cream. I would like some fruit or cheese.

Vrem s lum micul dejun. Vrem s mncm prnzul. Vrem s cinm.


We would like to have breakfast. We would like to have lunch. We would like to have dinner.

Ce dorii la micul dejun? Chifl cu gem i miere? Pine prjit cu salam i brnz?

What would you like for breakfast? Rolls with jam and honey? Toast with sausage and cheese?

Un ou fiert? Un ochi? O omlet?


A boiled egg? A fried egg? An omelette?


V rog nc un iaurt. V rog nc sare i piper. V rog un pahar cu ap.


Another yoghurt, please. Some salt and pepper also, please. Another glass of water, please.

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32 [treizeci i doi] La restaurant 4

32 [thirty-two] At the restaurant 4

O porie de cartofi prjii cu ketchup. i dou cu maionez. i trei porii de crnai prjii cu mutar.

Id like chips / French fries (am.) with ketchup. And two with mayonnaise. And three sausages with mustard.

Ce fel de legume avei? Avei fasole? Avei conopid?


What vegetables do you have? Do you have beans? Do you have cauliflower?

Eu mnnc cu plcere porumb. Eu mnnc cu plcere castravei. Eu mnnc cu plcere roii.


I like to eat (sweet) corn. I like to eat cucumber. I like to eat tomatoes.

Mncai i praz cu plcere? Mncai i varz murat cu plcere? Mncai i linte cu plcere?

Do you also like to eat leek? Do you also like to eat sauerkraut? Do you also like to eat lentils?

Mnnci i tu morcovi cu plcere? Mnnci i tu broccoli cu plcere? Mnnci i tu ardei cu plcere?


Do you also like to eat carrots? Do you also like to eat broccoli? Do you also like to eat peppers?

Mie nu-mi place ceapa. Mie nu-mi plac mslinele. Mie nu-mi plac ciupercile.

I dont like onions. I dont like olives. I dont like mushrooms.


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33 [treizeci i trei] n gar

33 [thirty-three] At the train station

Cnd pleac urmtorul tren spre Berlin? Cnd pleac urmtorul tren spre Paris? Cnd pleac urmtorul tren spre Londra?

When is the next train to Berlin? When is the next train to Paris? When is the next train to London?

La ce or pleac trenul spre Varovia? La ce or pleac trenul spre Stockholm? La ce or pleac trenul spre Budapesta?

When does the train for Warsaw leave? When does the train for Stockholm leave? When does the train for Budapest leave?

A dori un bilet spre Madrid. A dori un bilet spre Praga. A dori un bilet spre Berna.

Id like a ticket to Madrid. Id like a ticket to Prague. Id like a ticket to Bern.


Cnd ajunge trenul n Viena? Cnd ajunge trenul n Moscova? Cnd ajunge trenul n Amsterdam?

When does the train arrive in Vienna? When does the train arrive in Moscow? When does the train arrive in Amsterdam?

Trebuie s schimb trenul? De pe ce linie pleac trenul? Exist vagoane de dormit n tren?

Do I have to change trains? From which platform does the train leave? Does the train have sleepers?

Vreau numai un drum dus spre Bruxelles. Doresc un drum ntors spre Kopenhaga. Ct cost un loc n vagonul de dormit?

Id like a one-way ticket to Brussels. Id like a return ticket to Copenhagen. What does a berth in the sleeper cost?

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34 [treizeci i patru] n tren

34 [thirty-four] On the train

Acesta este trenul spre Berlin? Cnd pleac trenul? Cnd ajunge trenul la Berlin?

Is that the train to Berlin? When does the train leave? When does the train arrive in Berlin?

Scuzai-m, pot s trec? Cred c acesta este locul meu. Cred c stai pe locul meu.

Excuse me, may I pass? I think this is my seat. I think youre sitting in my seat.

Unde este vagonul de dormit? Vagonul de dormit este la captul trenului. i unde este vagonul restaurant? La nceput.

Where is the sleeper? The sleeper is at the end of the train. And where is the dining car? At the front.

Pot s dorm jos? Pot s dorm la mijloc? Pot s dorm sus?


Can I sleep below? Can I sleep in the middle? Can I sleep at the top?

Cnd ajungem la grani? Ct dureaz cltoria pn la Berlin? Are trenul ntrziere?


When will we get to the border? How long does the journey to Berlin take? Is the train delayed?

Avei ceva de citit? Se poate primi aici ceva de mncat i de but? M trezii v rog la ora 7.00?

Do you have something to read? Can one get something to eat and to drink here? Could you please wake me up at 7 oclock?

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35 [treizeci i cinci] La aeroport

35 [thirty-five] At the airport

Doresc s rezerv un zbor spre Atena. Este un zbor direct? V rog un loc la geam, nefumtori.

Id like to book a flight to Athens. Is it a direct flight? A window seat, non-smoking, please.

Doresc s confirm rezervarea mea. Doresc s anulez rezervarea mea. Doresc s schimb rezervarea mea.

I would like to confirm my reservation. I would like to cancel my reservation. I would like to change my reservation.

Cnd pleac urmtorul avion spre Roma? Mai sunt dou locuri libere? Nu, mai avem numai un loc liber.

When is the next flight to Rome? Are there two seats available? No, we have only one seat available.

Cnd aterizm? Cnd ajungem? Cnd pleac un autobuz spre centru oraului?

When do we land? When will we be there? When does a bus go to the city centre / center (am.)?

Acesta este geamantanul dumneavoastr? Acesta este geanta dumneavoastr? Acesta este bagajul dumneavoastr?

Is that your suitcase? Is that your bag? Is that your luggage?


Ct bagaj pot lua cu mine? Douzeci de kilograme. Ce, numai douzeci de kilograme?

How much luggage can I take? Twenty kilos. What? Only twenty kilos?

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36 [treizeci i ase] Transport public local

36 [thirty-six] Public transportation

Unde este staia de autobuz? Care autobuz merge n centru? Ce linie trebuie s iau?

Where is the bus stop? Which bus goes to the city centre / center (am.)? Which bus do I have to take?

Trebuie s schimb autobuzul? Unde trebuie s schimb autobuzul? Ct cost un bilet de cltorie?

Do I have to change? Where do I have to change? How much does a ticket cost?

Cte staii sunt pn n centru? Trebuie s cobori aici. Trebuie s cobori prin spate.

How many stops are there before downtown / the city centre? You have to get off here. You have to get off at the back.

Urmtorul metrou vine n 5 minute. Urmtorul tramvai vine n 10 minute. Urmtorul autobuz vine n 15 minute.

The next train is in 5 minutes. The next tram is in 10 minutes. The next bus is in 15 minutes.

Cnd pleac ultimul metrou? Cnd pleac ultimul tramvai? Cnd pleac ultimul autobuz?

When is the last train? When is the last tram? When is the last bus?

Avei un bilet de cltorie? Un bilet de cltorie? Nu, nu am. Atunci trebuie s pltii o amend.

Do you have a ticket? A ticket? No, I dont have one. Then you have to pay a fine.

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37 [treizeci i apte] La drum

37 [thirty-seven] En route

Merge cu motocicleta. Merge cu bicicleta. Merge pe jos.


He drives a motorbike. He rides a bicycle. He walks.


Merge cu vaporul. Merge cu barca. El noat.


He goes by ship. He goes by boat. He swims.


Este periculos aici? Este periculos s faci singur autostopul? Este periculos s mergi noaptea la plimbare?

Is it dangerous here? Is it dangerous to hitchhike alone? Is it dangerous to go for a walk at night?


Ne-am rtcit. Suntem pe drumul greit. Trebuie s ntoarcem.


We got lost. Were on the wrong road. We must turn around.


Unde se poate aici parca? Exist aici un loc de parcare? Ct timp se poate parca aici?

Where can one park here? Is there a parking lot here? How long can one park here?

Schiai? Urcai cu schiliftul? Se pot nchiria aici schiuri?


Do you ski? Do you take the ski lift to the top? Can one rent skis here?

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38 [treizeci i opt] n taxi

38 [thirty-eight] In the taxi

Chemai v rog un taxi. Ct cost pn la gar? Ct cost pn la aeroport?


Please call a taxi. What does it cost to go to the station? What does it cost to go to the airport?

V rog drept nainte. V rog aici la dreapta. V rog acolo la col la stnga.

Please go straight ahead. Please turn right here. Please turn left at the corner.

M grbesc. Am timp. V rog s conducei mai ncet.


Im in a hurry. I have time. Please drive slowly.


V rog s oprii aici. Ateptai un moment v rog. M ntorc imediat.


Please stop here. Please wait a moment. Ill be back immediately.


V rog s-mi dai o chitan. Nu am bani mruni. Este bine aa, restul este pentru dumneavoastr.

Please give me a receipt. I have no change. That is okay, please keep the change.

Ducei-m la aceast adres. Ducei-m la hotelul meu. Ducei-m la trand.


Drive me to this address. Drive me to my hotel. Drive me to the beach.


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39 [treizeci i nou ] Pan auto

39 [thirty-nine] Car breakdown

Unde este urmtoarea benzinrie? Am o pan de cauciuc. Putei schimba roata?


Where is the next gas station? I have a flat tyre / tire (am.). Can you change the tyre / tire (am.)?

mi trebuie civa litri de motorin. Nu mai am benzin. Avei o canistr de rezerv?


I need a few litres / liters (am.) of diesel. I have no more petrol / gas (am.). Do you have a petrol can / jerry can / gas can (am.)?

De unde pot da un telefon? mi trebuie un serviciu de remorcare. Caut un service auto.


Where can I make a call? I need a towing service. Im looking for a garage.

S-a ntmplat un accident. Unde este urmtorul telefon? Avei un telefon mobil la dumneavoastr?

An accident has occurred. Where is the nearest telephone? Do you have a mobile / cell phone (am.) with you?

Avem nevoie de ajutor. Chemai un medic! Chemai poliia!


We need help. Call a doctor! Call the police!


Actele dumneavoastr, v rog. Carnetul dumneavoastr de conducere, v rog. Certificatul dumneavoastr de nregistrare, v rog.

Your papers, please. Your licence / license (am.), please. Your registration, please.

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40 [patruzeci] Indica ii de drum

40 [forty] Asking for directions

Scuzai-m! M putei ajuta? Unde este aici un restaurant bun?


Excuse me! Can you help me? Is there a good restaurant around here?

Mergei la stnga dup col. Mergei apoi o bucat drept nainte. Mergei apoi o sut de metri la dreapta.

Take a left at the corner. Then go straight for a while. Then go right for a hundred metres / meters (am.).

Putei lua i autobuzul. Putei lua i tramvaiul. Putei pur i simplu s m urmai.

You can also take the bus. You can also take the tram. You can also follow me with your car.

Cum ajung la stadionul de fotbal? Trecei podul! Mergei prin tunel!


How do I get to the football / soccer (am.) stadium? Cross the bridge! Go through the tunnel!

Mergei pn la al treilea semafor. Virai prima strad la dreapta. Mergei apoi drept nainte la urmtoarea intersecie.

Drive until you reach the third traffic light. Then turn into the first street on your right. Then drive straight through the next intersection.

Scuzai-m, cum ajung la aeroport? Cel mai bine luai metroul. Mergei pn la ultima staie.

Excuse me, how do I get to the airport? It is best if you take the underground / subway (am.). Simply get out at the last stop.

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41 [patruzeci i unu] Orientare

41 [forty-one] Where is ... ?

Unde este biroul de informaii pentru turiti? Avei pentru mine o hart a oraului? Se poate rezerva aici o camer de hotel?

Where is the tourist information office? Do you have a city map for me? Can one reserve a room here?

Unde este centru istoric? Unde este domul? Unde este muzeul?

Where is the old city? Where is the cathedral? Where is the museum?

De unde se pot cumpra timbre potale? De unde se pot cumpra flori? De unde se pot cumpra bilete de cltorie?

Where can one buy stamps? Where can one buy flowers? Where can one buy tickets?

Unde este portul? Unde este piaa? Unde este castelul?


Where is the harbour / harbor (am.)? Where is the market? Where is the castle?

Cnd ncepe vizitarea cu ghid? Cnd se termin vizitarea cu ghid? Ct dureaz vizitarea cu ghid?

When does the tour begin? When does the tour end? How long is the tour?

Doresc un ghid care vorbete limba german. Doresc un ghid care vorbete limba italian. Doresc un ghid care vorbete limba francez.

I would like a guide who speaks German. I would like a guide who speaks Italian. I would like a guide who speaks French.

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42 [patruzeci i doi] Vizitarea ora ului

42 [forty-two] City tour

Este deschis piaa duminica? Este deschis trgul duminica? Este deschis expoziia marea?

Is the market open on Sundays? Is the fair open on Mondays? Is the exhibition open on Tuesdays?

Este deschis grdina zoologic miercurea? Este deschis muzeul joia? Este deschis galeria vinerea?

Is the zoo open on Wednesdays? Is the museum open on Thursdays? Is the gallery open on Fridays?

Se poate fotografia? Trebuie pltit intrare? Ct cost intrarea?


Can one take photographs? Does one have to pay an entrance fee? How much is the entrance fee?

Exist o reducere pentru grupuri? Exist o reducere pentru copii? Exist o reducere pentru studeni?

Is there a discount for groups? Is there a discount for children? Is there a discount for students?

Ce fel de cldire este aceasta? Ct de veche este cldirea? Cine a construit cldirea?

What building is that? How old is the building? Who built the building?

M intereseaz arhitectura. M intereseaz arta. M intereseaz pictura.


Im interested in architecture. Im interested in art. Im interested in paintings.


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43 [patruzeci i trei] La gradina zoologic

43 [forty-three] At the zoo

Acolo este grdina zoologic. Acolo sunt girafele. Unde sunt urii?

The zoo is there. The giraffes are there. Where are the bears?

Unde sunt elefanii? Unde sunt erpii? Unde sunt leii?


Where are the elephants? Where are the snakes? Where are the lions?

Am un aparat foto. Am i o camer de filmat. Unde este o baterie?


I have a camera. I also have a video camera. Where can I find a battery?

Unde sunt pinguinii? Unde sunt cangurii? Unde sunt rinocerii?


Where are the penguins? Where are the kangaroos? Where are the rhinos?

Unde este o toalet? Acolo este o cafenea. Acolo este un restaurant.


Where is the toilet / restroom (am.)? There is a caf over there. There is a restaurant over there.

Unde sunt cmilele? Unde sunt gorilele i zebrele? Unde sunt tigrii i crocodilii?

Where are the camels? Where are the gorillas and the zebras? Where are the tigers and the crocodiles?

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44 [patruzeci i patru] S ie i seara n ora

44 [forty-four] Going out in the evening

Este aici o discotec? Este aici un club de noapte? Este aici un bar?

Is there a disco here? Is there a nightclub here? Is there a pub here?


Ce spectacol este n seara asta la teatru? Ce film ruleaz n seara asta la cinematograf? Ce program este n seara asta la televizor?

Whats playing at the theatre / theater (am.) this evening? Whats playing at the cinema / movies (am.) this evening? Whats on TV this evening?

Mai sunt bilete pentru teatru? Mai sunt bilete pentru cinematograf? Mai sunt bilete pentru meciul de fotbal?

Are tickets for the theatre / theater (am.) still available? Are tickets for the cinema / movies (am.) still available? Are tickets for the football / soccer am. game still available?

Vreau s stau n spate de tot. Vreau s stau undeva n mijloc. Vreau s stau n fa de tot.

I want to sit in the back. I want to sit somewhere in the middle. I want to sit at the front.

mi putei recomanda ceva? Cnd ncepe reprezentaia? mi putei face rost de un bilet?

Could you recommend something? When does the show begin? Can you get me a ticket?

Este aici n apropiere un teren de golf? Este aici n apropiere un teren de tenis? Este aici n apropiere o piscin acoperit?

Is there a golf course nearby? Is there a tennis court nearby? Is there an indoor swimming pool nearby?

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45 [patruzeci i cinci] La cinematograf

45 [forty-five] At the cinema

Vrem s mergem la cinematograf. Astzi ruleaz un film bun. Filmul este nou.

We want to go to the cinema. A good film is playing today. The film is brand new.

Unde este casieria? Mai sunt locuri libere? Ct cost biletele de intrare?

Where is the cash register? Are seats still available? How much are the admission tickets?

Cnd ncepe reprezentaia? Ct dureaz filmul? Se pot rezerva bilete?


When does the show begin? How long is the film? Can one reserve tickets?

Vreau s stau n spate. Vreau s stau n fa. Vreau s stau la mijloc.


I want to sit at the back. I want to sit at the front. I want to sit in the middle.

Filmul a fost captivant. Filmul nu a fost plictisitor. Dar cartea aferent filmului a fost mai bun.

The film was exciting. The film was not boring. But the book on which the film was based was better.

Cum a fost muzica? Cum au fost actorii? Exist subtitrri n limba englez?

How was the music? How were the actors? Were there English subtitles?

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46 [patruzeci i ase] La discotec

46 [forty-six] In the discotheque

Este liber locul acesta? Pot s m aez lng dumneavoastr? Cu plcere.


Is this seat taken? May I sit with you? Sure.


Cum vi se pare muzica? Un pic prea tare. Dar formaia cnt foarte bine.

How do you like the music? A little too loud. But the band plays very well.

Suntei adesea aici? Nu, asta e prima dat. Nu am mai fost niciodat aici.

Do you come here often? No, this is the first time. Ive never been here before.

Dansai? Mai trziu poate. Nu tiu s dansez aa bine.


Would you like to dance? Maybe later. I cant dance very well.

Este foarte simplu. V art. Nu, mai bine altdat.


Its very easy. Ill show you. No, maybe some other time.

Ateptai pe cineva? Da, pe prietenul meu. Uite c vine!


Are you waiting for someone? Yes, for my boyfriend. There he is!

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47 [patruzeci i apte] Preg tiri de vacan

47 [forty-seven] Preparing a trip

Trebuie s ne faci bagajul! Nu ai voie s uii nimic! i trebuie un geamantan mare!


You have to pack our suitcase! Dont forget anything! You need a big suitcase!

Nu uita paaportul! Nu uita biletul de avion! Nu uita cecurile de cltorie!


Dont forget your passport! Dont forget your ticket! Dont forget your travellers cheques / travelers checks (am.)!

Ia cu tine crema de soare. Ia cu tine ochelarii de soare. Ia cu tine plria de soare.


Take some suntan lotion with you. Take the sun-glasses with you. Take the sun hat with you.

Vrei s iei cu tine o hart? Vrei s iei cu tine un ghid? Vrei s iei cu tine o umbrel?

Do you want to take a road map? Do you want to take a travel guide? Do you want to take an umbrella?

Gndete-te la pantaloni, cmi, osete. Gndete-te la cravate, curele, sacouri. Gndete-te la pijamale, cmi de noapte i tricouri.

Remember to take pants, shirts and socks. Remember to take ties, belts and sports jackets. Remember to take pyjamas, nightgowns and t-shirts.

i trebuie pantofi, sandale i cizme. i trebuie batiste, spun i o foarfec de unghii. i trebuie un pieptene, o perie de dini i past de dini.

You need shoes, sandals and boots. You need handkerchiefs, soap and a nail clipper. You need a comb, a toothbrush and toothpaste.

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48 [patruzeci i opt] Activit i de vacan

48 [forty-eight] Vacation activities

Este curat trandul? Se poate face acolo baie? Nu este periculos s faci acolo baie?

Is the beach clean? Can one swim there? Isnt it dangerous to swim there?

Se poate nchiria aici o umbrel de soare? Se poate nchiria aici un ezlong? Se poate nchiria aici o barc?

Can one rent a sun umbrella / parasol here? Can one rent a deck chair here? Can one rent a boat here?

Mi-ar plcea s fac surfing. Mi-ar plcea s fac scufundri. Mi-ar plcea s fac schi nautic.

I would like to surf. I would like to dive. I would like to water ski.

Se poate nchiria aici un surf? Se poate nchiria aici un echipament de scufundri? Se poate nchiria aici un jetschi?

Can one rent a surfboard? Can one rent diving equipment? Can one rent water skis?

Sunt abia nceptor. Sunt intermediar. M pricep deja la aa ceva.


Im only a beginner. Im moderately good. Im pretty good at it.


Unde este schiliftul? Ai schiuri la tine? Ai clpari la tine?


Where is the ski lift? Do you have skis? Do you have ski boots?

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49 [patruzeci i nou ] Sport

49 [forty-nine] Sports

Practici sport? Da, trebuie s fac micare. Merg la un club de sport.


Do you exercise? Yes, I need some exercise. I am a member of a sports club.


Jucm fotbal. Cteodat notm. Sau ne plimbm cu bicicleta.


We play football / soccer (am.). We swim sometimes. Or we cycle.


n oraul nostru exist un stadion de fotbal. Exist i o piscin cu saun. i exist un teren de golf.

There is a football / soccer (am.) stadium in our city. There is also a swimming pool with a sauna. And there is a golf course.

Ce este la televizor? Tocmai transmit un meci de fotbal. Echipa german joac mpotriva celei englezeti.

What is on TV? There is a football / soccer (am.) match on now. The German team is playing against the English one.

Cine ctig? Nu am habar. Momentan este nedecis.


Who is winning? I have no idea. It is currently a tie.


Arbitrul este din Belgia. Acum se execut o lovitur de la unsprezece metri. Gol! Unu la zero!

The referee is from Belgium. Now there is a penalty. Goal! One zero!

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50 [cincizeci] La piscin

50 [fifty] In the swimming pool

Astzi este cald. Mergem la piscin? Ai chef s mergi s noi?


It is hot today. Shall we go to the swimming pool? Do you feel like swimming?

Ai un prosop? Ai un slip de baie? Ai un costum de baie?


Do you have a towel? Do you have swimming trunks? Do you have a bathing suit?

tii s noi? tii s faci scufundri? tii s sari n ap?


Can you swim? Can you dive? Can you jump in the water?

Unde este duul? Unde este cabina de schimb? Unde sunt ochelarii de not?

Where is the shower? Where is the changing room? Where are the swimming goggles?

Este adnc apa? Este curat apa? Este cald apa?


Is the water deep? Is the water clean? Is the water warm?


Mi-e frig. Apa este prea rece. Ies acuma din ap.

I am freezing. The water is too cold. I am getting out of the water now.

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51 [cincizeci i unu] A face comisioane

51 [fifty-one] Running errands

Vreau s merg la bibliotec. Vreau s merg la librrie. Vreau s merg la chioc.


I want to go to the library. I want to go to the bookstore. I want to go to the newspaper stand.

Vreau s mprumut o carte. Vreau s cumpr o carte. Vreau s cumpr un ziar.


I want to borrow a book. I want to buy a book. I want to buy a newspaper.


Vrea s merg la bibliotec ca s mprumut o carte. Vrea s merg la librrie ca s cumpr o carte. Vrea s merg la chioc ca s cumpr un ziar.

I want to go to the library to borrow a book. I want to go to the bookstore to buy a book. I want to go to the kiosk / newspaper stand to buy a newspaper.

Vrea s merg la optician. Vrea s merg la supermarket. Vrea s merg la brutar.


I want to go to the optician. I want to go to the supermarket. I want to go to the bakery.


Vreau s cumpr o pereche de ochelari. Vreau s cumpr fructe i legume. Vreau s cumpr chifle i pine.

I want to buy some glasses. I want to buy fruit and vegetables. I want to buy rolls and bread.

Vreau s merg la optician ca s mi cumpr o pereche de ochelari. Vrea s merg la supermarket ca s cumpr fructe i legume. Vrea s merg la brutar s cumpr chifle i pine.

I want to go to the optician to buy glasses. I want to go to the supermarket to buy fruit and vegetables. I want to go to the baker to buy rolls and bread.

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52 [cincizeci i doi] La magazin

52 [fifty-two] In the department store

Mergem la un magazin? Trebuie s fac cumprturi. Vreau s cumpr multe.


Shall we go to the department store? I have to go shopping. I want to do a lot of shopping.


Unde sunt articolele de birou? mi trebuie plicuri i hrtie de scris. mi trebuie pixuri i carioci.

Where are the office supplies? I need envelopes and stationery. I need pens and markers.

Unde este mobilierul? Am nevoie de un dulap i de o comod. Am nevoie de un birou i de un raft.


Where is the furniture? I need a cupboard and a chest of drawers. I need a desk and a bookshelf.

Unde sunt jucriile? mi trebuie o ppu i un ursule. mi trebuie o minge de fotbal i un joc de ah.

Where are the toys? I need a doll and a teddy bear. I need a football and a chess board.

Unde este unealta? mi trebuie un ciocan i un clete. mi trebuie un burghiu i o urubelni.


Where are the tools? I need a hammer and a pair of pliers. I need a drill and a screwdriver.

Unde sunt bijuteriile? mi trebuie un lnior i o brar. mi trebuie un inel i cercei.


Where is the jewellery / jewelry (am.) department? I need a chain and a bracelet. I need a ring and earrings.

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53 [cincizeci i trei] Magazine

53 [fifty-three] Shops

Cutm un magazin de articole sportive. Cutm o mcelrie. Cutm o farmacie.


Were looking for a sports shop. Were looking for a butcher shop. Were looking for a pharmacy / drugstore (am.).

Vrem s cumprm o minge de fotbal. Vrem s cumprm salam. Vrem s cumprm medicamente.

We want to buy a football. We want to buy salami. We want to buy medicine.


Cutm un magazin de articole sportive ca s cumprm o minge de fotbal. Cutm o mcelrie ca s cumprm salam. Cutm o farmacie ca s cumprm medicamente.

Were looking for a sports shop to buy a football. Were looking for a butcher shop to buy salami. Were looking for a drugstore to buy medicine.

Caut un bijutier. Caut un magazin foto. Caut o cofetrie.


Im looking for a jeweller / jeweler (am.). Im looking for a photo equipment store. Im looking for a confectionery.

Am de gnd s cumpr un inel. Am de gnd s cumpr un film. Am de gnd s cumpr un tort.


I actually plan to buy a ring. I actually plan to buy a roll of film. I actually plan to buy a cake.

Caut un bijutier pentru a cumpra un inel. Caut un magazin foto pentru a cumpra un film. Caut o cofetrie pentru a cumpra un tort.

Im looking for a jeweler to buy a ring. Im looking for a photo shop to buy a roll of film. Im looking for a confectionery to buy a cake.

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54 [cincizeci i patru] Cump r turi

54 [fifty-four] Shopping

Vreau s cumpr un cadou. Dar nimic prea scump. Poate o geant?


I want to buy a present. But nothing too expensive. Maybe a handbag?


Ce culoare dorii? Negru, maro sau alb? Una mare sau una mic?

Which color would you like? Black, brown or white? A large one or a small one?

Pot s-o vd pe aceasta? Este din piele? Sau este din material sintetic?

May I see this one, please? Is it made of leather? Or is it made of plastic?


Din piele, normal. Este o calitate deosebit de bun. i geanta chiar merit preul.

Of leather, of course. This is very good quality. And the bag is really very reasonable.

Aceea mi place. Pe aceea o iau. O pot eventual schimba?


I like it. Ill take it. Can I exchange it if needed?


Bineneles. O mpachetm pentru cadou. Dincolo este casieria.


Of course. Well gift wrap it. The cashier is over there.


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55 [cincizeci i cinci] Munc

55 [fifty-five] Working

Ce facei profesional? Soul meu este de profesie medic. Eu lucrez cu jumtate de norm ca i asistent medical.

What do you do for a living? My husband is a doctor. I work as a nurse part-time.


n curnd vom primi pensie. Dar impozitele sunt mari. i asigurarea medical este scump.

We will soon receive our pension. But taxes are high. And health insurance is expensive.

Ce vrei s devii odat? Vreau s devin inginer. Vreau s studiez la universitate.


What would you like to become some day? I would like to become an engineer. I want to go to college.

Eu sunt practicant. Nu ctig mult. Fac practic n strintate.


I am an intern. I do not earn much. I am doing an internship abroad.


Acesta este eful meu. Am colegi drgui. La prnz mergem ntotdeauna la cantin.

That is my boss. I have nice colleagues. We always go to the cafeteria at noon.


Caut un post. Sunt deja de un an omer. n ara asta sunt prea muli omeri.

I am looking for a job. I have already been unemployed for a year. There are too many unemployed people in this country.

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56 [cincizeci i ase] Sentimente

56 [fifty-six] Feelings

a avea chef Noi avem chef. Noi nu avem chef.


to feel like / want to We feel like / want to. We dont feel like / want to.

a se teme Eu m tem. Eu nu m tem.


to be afraid Im afraid. I am not afraid.


a avea timp El are timp. El nu are timp.


to have time He has time. He has no time.


a fi lene Ea este lene. Ea nu este lene.


to be bored She is bored. She is not bored.


a(-i) fi foame V este foame? Nu v este foame?


to be hungry Are you hungry? Arent you hungry?


a(-i) fi sete Lor le este sete. Lor nu le este sete.


to be thirsty They are thirsty. They are not thirsty.


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57 [cincizeci i apte] La medic

57 [fifty-seven] At the doctor

Am o programare la medic. Am programare la ora zece. Cum v numii?


I have a doctors appointment. I have the appointment at ten oclock. What is your name?

V rog luai loc n sala de ateptare. Medicul vine imediat. Unde avei asigurare?

Please take a seat in the waiting room. The doctor is on his way. What insurance company do you belong to?

Cu ce v pot ajuta? Avei dureri? Unde v doare?


What can I do for you? Do you have any pain? Where does it hurt?

Am tot timpul dureri de spate. Am adesea dureri de cap. Am cteodat dureri de burt.

I always have back pain. I often have headaches. I sometimes have stomach aches.

V rog s v dezbrcai la bust. ntindei-v v rog pe canapea. Tensiunea este bun.


Remove your top! Lie down on the examining table. Your blood pressure is okay.

V fac o injecie. V dau tablete. V prescriu o reet pentru farmacie.


I will give you an injection. I will give you some pills. I am giving you a prescription for the pharmacy.

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58 [cincizeci i opt] P r ile corpului omenesc

58 [fifty-eight] Parts of the body

Desenez un om. Mai nti capul. Omul poart o plrie.


I am drawing a man. First the head. The man is wearing a hat.


Prul nu se vede. i nici urechile nu se vd. Nici spatele nu se vede.


One cannot see the hair. One cannot see the ears either. One cannot see his back either.

Desenez ochii i gura. Omul danseaz i rde. Omul are un nas lung.

I am drawing the eyes and the mouth. The man is dancing and laughing. The man has a long nose.

ine un baston n mini. Poart i un fular n jurul gtului. Este iarn i este frig.

He is carrying a cane in his hands. He is also wearing a scarf around his neck. It is winter and it is cold.

Braele sunt puternice. i picioarele sunt puternice. Omul este din zpad.

The arms are athletic. The legs are also athletic. The man is made of snow.

Nu poart pantaloni i palton. Dar omului nu-i este frig. Este un om de zpad.

He is neither wearing pants nor a coat. But the man is not freezing. He is a snowman.

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59 [cincizeci i nou ] La po t

59 [fifty-nine] At the post office

Unde este urmtoarea pot? Este departe pn la urmtoarea pot? Unde este urmtoarea cutie potal?

Where is the nearest post office? Is the post office far from here? Where is the nearest mail box?

Am nevoie de dou timbre potale. Pentru o vedere i o scrisoare. Ct de scump este taxa potal pentru America?

I need a couple of stamps. For a card and a letter. How much is the postage to America?

Ct de greu este coletul? Pot s l trimit par avion? Ct dureaz pn ajunge la destinaie?

How heavy is the package? Can I send it by air mail? How long will it take to get there?

De unde pot da un telefon? Unde este urmtoarea cabin telefonic? Avei cartele de telefon?

Where can I make a call? Where is the nearest telephone booth? Do you have calling cards?

Avei o carte de telefon? tii prefixul Austriei? Un moment, caut.


Do you have a telephone directory? Do you know the area code for Austria? One moment, Ill look it up.

Linia este mereu ocupat. Ce numr ai format? Trebuie s formai mai nti zero!

The line is always busy. Which number did you dial? You have to dial a zero first!

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60 [ aizeci] La banc

60 [sixty] At the bank

Doresc s deschid un cont. Aici avei paaportul meu. i aici este adresa mea.

I would like to open an account. Here is my passport. And here is my address.


Doresc s depun bani n contul meu. Doresc s ridic bani din contul meu. Doresc s ridic extrasele de cont.

I want to deposit money in my account. I want to withdraw money from my account. I want to pick up the bank statements.

Doresc s ncasez un cec de cltorie. Ct de mari sunt comisioanele? Unde trebuie s semnez?

I want to cash a travellers cheque / travelers check (am.). What are the fees? Where should I sign?

Atept un transfer din Germania. Aici este numrul meu de cont. Au ajuns banii?

Im expecting a transfer from Germany. Here is my account number. Has the money arrived?

Doresc s schimb aceti bani. Am nevoie de dolari americani. V rog s-mi dai bancnote mici.

I want to change money. I need US-Dollars. Could you please give me small notes / bills (am.)?

Avei aici un automat de bani? Ci bani se pot retrage? Ce fel de cri de credit se pot utiliza?

Is there a cashpoint / an ATM (am.)? How much money can one withdraw? Which credit cards can one use?

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61 [ aizeci i unu] Numere ordinale

61 [sixty-one] Ordinal numbers

Prima lun este ianuarie. A doua lun este februarie. A treia lun este martie.

The first month is January. The second month is February. The third month is March.

A patra lun este aprilie. A cincea lun este mai. A asea lun este iunie.

The fourth month is April. The fifth month is May. The sixth month is June.

ase luni nsumeaz o jumtate de an. ianuarie, februarie, martie, aprilie, mai i iunie.

Six months make half a year. January, February, March, April, May and June.

A aptea lun este iulie. A opta lun este august. A noua lun este septembrie.

The seventh month is July. The eighth month is August. The ninth month is September.

A zecea lun este octombrie. A unsprezecea lun este noiembrie. A doisprezecea lun este decembrie.

The tenth month is October. The eleventh month is November. The twelfth month is December.

Doisprezece luni nsumeaz un an. iulie, august, septembrie, octombrie, noiembrie, decembrie.

Twelve months make a year. July, August, September, October, November and December.

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62 [ aizeci i doi] S pui ntreb ri 1

62 [sixty-two] Asking questions 1

a nva nva elevii mult? Nu, ei nva puin.


to learn Do the students learn a lot? No, they learn a little.


a ntreba l ntrebai des pe profesor? Nu, nu l ntreb des.


to ask Do you often ask the teacher questions? No, I dont ask him questions often.

a rspunde Rspundei, v rog. Rspund.


to reply Please reply. I reply.


a lucra El tocmai lucreaz? Da, el tocmai lucreaz.


to work Is he working right now? Yes, he is working right now.


a veni Venii? Da, venim imediat.


to come Are you coming? Yes, we are coming soon.


a locui Locuii n Berlin? Da, locuiesc n Berlin.


to live Do you live in Berlin? Yes, I live in Berlin.


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63 [ aizeci i trei] S pui ntreb ri 2

63 [sixty-three] Asking questions 2

Am o pasiune. Eu joc tenis. Unde este un teren de tenis?


I have a hobby. I play tennis. Where is the tennis court?


Tu ai o pasiune? Eu joc fotbal. Unde este un teren de fotbal?


Do you have a hobby? I play football / soccer (am.). Where is the football / soccer (am.) field?

M doare braul. Piciorul i mna m dor de asemenea. Unde este medicul?


My arm hurts. My foot and hand also hurt. Is there a doctor?


Am o main. Am i o motociclet. Unde este o parcare?


I have a car / automobile. I also have a motorcycle. Where could I park?


Am un pulover. Am i o jachet i o pereche de blugi. Unde este o main de splat?


I have a sweater. I also have a jacket and a pair of jeans. Where is the washing machine?

Am o farfurie. Am un cuit, o furculi i o lingur. Unde gsesc sare i piper?


I have a plate. I have a knife, a fork and a spoon. Where is the salt and pepper?

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64 [ aizeci i patru] Nega ie 1

64 [sixty-four] Negation 1

Nu neleg cuvntul. Nu neleg propoziia. Nu neleg sensul.


I dont understand the word. I dont understand the sentence. I dont understand the meaning.

profesorul nelegei ce spune profesorul? Da, l neleg bine.


the teacher Do you understand the teacher? Yes, I understand him well.

profesoara nelegei ce spune profesoara? Da, o neleg bine.


the teacher Do you understand the teacher? Yes, I understand her well.

oamenii nelegei ce spun oamenii? Nu, nu-i neleg aa de bine.


the people Do you understand the people? No, I dont understand them so well.

prietena Avei o prieten? Da, am una.


the girlfriend Do you have a girlfriend? Yes, I do.


fiica Avei o fiic? Nu, nu am una.


the daughter Do you have a daughter? No, I dont.


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65 [ aizeci i cinci] Nega ie 2

65 [sixty-five] Negation 2

Este scump inelul? Nu, nu cost dect o sut de Euro. Dar eu am numai cincizeci.

Is the ring expensive? No, it costs only one hundred Euros. But I have only fifty.

Eti gata deja? Nu, nc nu. Dar imediat sunt gata.


Are you finished? No, not yet. But Ill be finished soon.

Mai doreti sup? Nu, nu mai doresc. Dar nc o ngheat.


Do you want some more soup? No, I dont want anymore. But another ice cream.

Locuieti de mult timp aici? Nu, abia de o lun. Dar cunosc deja multe persoane.

Have you lived here long? No, only for a month. But I already know a lot of people.

Mergi mine acas? Nu, numai la sfrit de sptmn. Dar m ntorc deja duminic.

Are you driving home tomorrow? No, only on the weekend. But I will be back on Sunday.

Fiica ta este deja major? Nu, are numai aptesprezece ani. Dar are deja un prieten.

Is your daughter an adult? No, she is only seventeen. But she already has a boyfriend.

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66 [ aizeci i ase] Pronume posesiv 1

66 [sixty-six] Possessive pronouns 1

eu al meu Nu mi gsesc cheile. Nu mi gsesc biletul de cltorie.


I my I cant find my key. I cant find my ticket.


tu al tu i-ai gsit cheile? i-ai gsit biletul de cltorie?


you your Have you found your key? Have you found your ticket?

el al lui tii unde sunt cheile lui? tii unde este biletul lui de cltorie?

he his Do you know where his key is? Do you know where his ticket is?

ea al ei Banii ei au disprut. i cartea ei de credit a disprut deasemenea.


she her Her money is gone. And her credit card is also gone.

noi al nostru Bunicul nostru este bolnav. Bunica noastr este sntoas.

we our Our grandfather is ill. Our grandmother is healthy.


voi al vostru Copii, unde este tticul vostru? Copii, unde este mmica voastr?

you your Children, where is your father? Children, where is your mother?

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67 [ aizeci i apte] Pronume posesive 2

67 [sixty-seven] Possessive pronouns 2

ochelarii i-a uitat ochelarii. Unde i-a pus ochelarii?


the glasses He has forgotten his glasses. Where has he left his glasses?

ceasul Ceasul lui este stricat. Ceasul atrn pe perete.


the clock His clock isnt working. The clock hangs on the wall.

paaportul i-a pierdut paaportul. Unde i-a pus paaportul?


the passport He has lost his passport. Where is his passport then?

ei al lor Copiii nu i pot gsi prinii. Dar iat, vin prinii lor!

they their The children cannot find their parents. Here come their parents!

dumneavoastr al dumneavoastr Cum a fost excursia dumneavoastr domnule Mller? Unde este soia dumneavoastr domnule Mller?

you your How was your trip, Mr. Miller? Where is your wife, Mr. Miller?

dumneavoastr a dumneavoastr Cum a fost excursia dumneavoastr doamn Schmidt? Unde este soul dumneavoastr doamn Schmidt?

you your How was your trip, Mrs. Smith? Where is your husband, Mrs. Smith?

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68 [ aizeci i opt] mare mic

68 [sixty-eight] big small

mare i mic Elefantul este mare. oarecele este mic.


big and small The elephant is big. The mouse is small.


ntunecat i luminos Noaptea este ntunecat. Ziua este luminoas.


dark and bright The night is dark. The day is bright.


btrn i tnr Bunicul nostru este foarte btrn. n urm cu 70 de ani era nc tnr.

old and young Our grandfather is very old. 70 years ago he was still young.

frumos i urt Fluturele este frumos. Pianjenul este urt.


beautiful and ugly The butterfly is beautiful. The spider is ugly.


gras i slab O femeie la 100 de kilograme este gras. Un brbat la 50 de kilograme este slab.

fat and thin A woman who weighs a hundred kilos is fat. A man who weighs fifty kilos is thin.

scump i ieftin Maina este scump. Ziarul este ieftin.


expensive and cheap The car is expensive. The newspaper is cheap.


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69 [ aizeci i nou ] a avea nevoie a vrea

69 [sixty-nine] to need to want to

Am nevoie de un pat. Vreau s dorm. Avei aici un pat?


I need a bed. I want to sleep. Is there a bed here?


Am nevoie de o lamp. Vreau s citesc. Avei aici o lamp?


I need a lamp. I want to read. Is there a lamp here?


Am nevoie de un telefon. Vreau s dau un telefon. Avei aici un telefon?


I need a telephone. I want to make a call. Is there a telephone here?


Am nevoie de o camer foto. Vreau s fotografiez. Avei aici o camer foto?


I need a camera. I want to take photographs. Is there a camera here?


Am nevoie de un calculator. Vreau s trimit un E-Mail. Avei aici un calculator?


I need a computer. I want to send an email. Is there a computer here?


mi trebuie un pix. Vreau s scriu ceva. Avei aici o foaie de hrtie i un pix?

I need a pen. I want to write something. Is there a sheet of paper and a pen here?

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70 [ aptezeci] a dori ceva

70 [seventy] to like something

Dorii s fumai? Dorii s dansai? Dorii s mergei la plimbare?


Would you like to smoke? Would you like to dance? Would you like to go for a walk?

Vreau s fumez. Vrei o igar? El vrea un foc.


I would like to smoke. Would you like a cigarette? He wants a light.


Doresc s beau ceva. Doresc s mnnc ceva. Doresc s m odihnesc puin.


I want to drink something. I want to eat something. I want to relax a little.


Doresc s v ntreb ceva. Doresc s v rog ceva. Doresc s v invit la ceva.


I want to ask you something. I want to ask you for something. I want to treat you to something.

Ce dorii v rog? Dorii o cafea? Sau dorii mai bine un ceai?


What would you like? Would you like a coffee? Or do you prefer a tea?

Vrem s mergem acas. Vrei un taxi? Ei vor s dea un telefon.


We want to drive home. Do you want a taxi? They want to make a call.

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71 [ aptezeci i unu] a vrea ceva

71 [seventy-one] to want something

Ce vrei? Vrei s jucai fotbal? Vrei s vizitai prieteni?


What do you want to do? Do you want to play football / soccer (am.)? Do you want to visit friends?

a vrea Nu vreau s vin trziu. Nu vreau s merg acolo.


to want I dont want to arrive late. I dont want to go there.


Vreau s merg acas. Vreau s rmn acas. Vreau s fiu singur.


I want to go home. I want to stay at home. I want to be alone.


Vrei s rmi aici? Vrei s mnnci aici? Vrei s dormi aici?


Do you want to stay here? Do you want to eat here? Do you want to sleep here?

Vrei s plecai mine? Vrei s rmnei pn mine? Vrei s pltii factura abia mine?

Do you want to leave tomorrow? Do you want to stay till tomorrow? Do you want to pay the bill only tomorrow?

Vrei s mergei la discotec? Vrei s mergei la cinematograf? Vrei s mergei la cafenea?


Do you want to go to the disco? Do you want to go to the cinema? Do you want to go to a caf?

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72 [ aptezeci i doi] a trebui ceva

72 [seventy-two] to have to do something / must

a trebui Trebuie s expediez scrisoarea. Trebuie s pltesc hotelul.


must I must post the letter. I must pay the hotel.


Trebuie s te scoli devreme. Trebuie s lucrezi mult. Trebuie s fii punctual.


You must get up early. You must work a lot. You must be punctual.

Trebuie s alimenteze. Trebuie s repare maina. Trebuie s spele maina.


He must fuel / get petrol / get gas (am.). He must repair the car. He must wash the car.

Trebuie s fac cumprturi. Trebuie s fac curat n locuin. Trebuie s spele hainele.

She must shop. She must clean the apartment. She must wash the clothes.

Trebuie s mergem imediat la coal. Trebuie s mergem imediat la serviciu. Trebuie s mergem imediat la medic.

We must go to school at once. We must go to work at once. We must go to the doctor at once.

Trebuie s ateptai autobuzul. Trebuie s ateptai trenul. Trebuie s ateptai taxiul.


You must wait for the bus. You must wait for the train. You must wait for the taxi.

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73 [ aptezeci i trei] a avea voie ceva

73 [seventy-three] to be allowed to

Ai voie s conduci deja? Ai voie s bei deja alcool? Ai voie s cltoreti deja singur n strintate?

Are you already allowed to drive? Are you already allowed to drink alcohol? Are you already allowed to travel abroad alone?

a avea voie Avem voie s fumm aici? Se poate fuma aici?


may / to be allowed May we smoke here? Is smoking allowed here?


Se poate plti cu carte de credit? Se poate plti cu cec? Se poate plti numai cash?

May one pay by credit card? May one pay by cheque / check (am.)? May one only pay in cash?

Am voie s dau i eu un telefon? Am voie s ntreb i eu ceva? Am voie s spun i eu ceva?


May I just make a call? May I just ask something? May I just say something?

Nu are voie s doarm n parc. Nu are voie s doarm n main. Nu are voie s doarm n gar.

He is not allowed to sleep in the park. He is not allowed to sleep in the car. He is not allowed to sleep at the train station.

Putem lua loc? Ne dai v rugm meniul? Putem plti separat?


May we take a seat? May we have the menu? May we pay separately?

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74 [ aptezeci i patru] a cere ceva

74 [seventy-four] asking for something

M putei tunde? Nu prea scurt, v rog. Ceva mai scurt, v rog.


Can you cut my hair? Not too short, please. A bit shorter, please.

Putei developa pozele? Pozele sunt pe CD. Pozele sunt n aparatul foto.

Can you develop the pictures? The pictures are on the CD. The pictures are in the camera.

mi putei repara ceasul? Sticla este spart. Bateria este goal.


Can you fix the clock? The glass is broken. The battery is dead / empty.

mi putei clca cmaa? mi putei cura pantalonii? mi putei repara pantofii?


Can you iron the shirt? Can you clean the pants? Can you fix the shoes?

mi dai v rog un foc? Avei chibrite sau o brichet? Avei o scrumier?


Do you have a light? Do you have a match or a lighter? Do you have an ashtray?

Fumai igri? Fumai igarete? Fumai pip?


Do you smoke cigars? Do you smoke cigarettes? Do you smoke a pipe?


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75 [ aptezeci i cinci] a argumenta ceva 1

75 [seventy-five] giving reasons 1

De ce nu venii? Vremea este aa de rea. Nu vin pentru c este vremea aa de rea.


Why arent you coming? The weather is so bad. I am not coming because the weather is so bad.

De ce nu vine? El nu este invitat. El nu vine pentru c nu este invitat.


Why isnt he coming? He isnt invited. He isnt coming because he isnt invited.

De ce nu vii? Nu am timp. Nu vin pentru c nu am timp.


Why arent you coming? I have no time. I am not coming because I have no time.

De ce nu rmi? Mai trebuie s lucrez. Nu rmn pentru c mai trebuie s lucrez.


Why dont you stay? I still have to work. I am not staying because I still have to work.

De ce plecai deja? Sunt obosit. Plec pentru c sunt obosit.


Why are you going already? I am tired. Im going because Im tired.


De ce plecai deja? Este deja trziu. Plec pentru c deja este trziu.

Why are you going already? It is already late. Im going because it is already late.

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76 [ aptezeci i ase] a argumenta ceva 2

76 [seventy-six] giving reasons 2

De ce nu ai venit? Am fost bolnav. Nu am venit pentru c am fost bolnav.


Why didnt you come? I was ill. I didnt come because I was ill.

De ce nu a venit? Ea era obosit. Ea nu a venit pentru c era obosit.


Why didnt she come? She was tired. She didnt come because she was tired.

De ce nu a venit? El nu avea chef. El nu a venit pentru c nu avea chef.


Why didnt he come? He wasnt interested. He didnt come because he wasnt interested.

De ce nu ai venit? Maina noastr este stricat. Nu am venit pentru c maina noastr este stricat.

Why didnt you come? Our car is damaged. We didnt come because our car is damaged.

De ce nu au venit oamenii? Au pierdut trenul. Nu au venit pentru c au pierdut trenul.


Why didnt the people come? They missed the train. They didnt come because they missed the train.

De ce nu ai venit? Nu am avut voie. Nu am venit pentru c nu am avut voie.


Why didnt you come? I was not allowed to. I didnt come because I was not allowed to.

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77 [ aptezeci i apte] a argumenta ceva 3

77 [seventy-seven] giving reasons 3

De ce nu mncai tortul? Trebuie s slbesc. Nu l mnnc pentru c trebuie s slbesc.


Why arent you eating the cake? I must lose weight. Im not eating it because I must lose weight.

De ce nu bei berea? Mai trebuie s conduc. Nu o beau pentru c mai trebuie s conduc.

Why arent you drinking the beer? I have to drive. Im not drinking it because I have to drive.

De ce nu bei cafeaua? Este rece. Nu o beau pentru c este rece.


Why arent you drinking the coffee? It is cold. Im not drinking it because it is cold.

De ce nu bei ceaiul? Nu am zahr. Nu l beau pentru c nu am zahr.


Why arent you drinking the tea? I have no sugar. Im not drinking it because I dont have any sugar.

De ce nu mncai supa? Nu am comandat-o. Nu o mnnc pentru c nu am comandat-o.


Why arent you eating the soup? I didnt order it. Im not eating it because I didnt order it.

De ce nu mncai carnea? Eu sunt vegetarian. Nu o mnnc pentru c sunt vegetarian.


Why dont you eat the meat? I am a vegetarian. Im not eating it because I am a vegetarian.

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78 [ aptezeci i opt] Adjective 1

78 [seventy-eight] Adjectives 1

o femeie btrn o femeie gras o femeie curioas


an old lady a fat lady a curious lady


o main nou o main rapid o main comod


a new car a fast car a comfortable car


o rochie albastr o rochie roie o rochie verde


a blue dress a red dress a green dress


o poet neagr o poet maro o poet alb


a black bag a brown bag a white bag


oameni drgui oameni politicoi oameni interesani


nice people polite people interesting people


copii drgui copii obraznici copii cumini


loving children cheeky children well behaved children


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79 [ aptezeci i nou ] Adjective 2

79 [seventy-nine] Adjectives 2

Eu port o rochie albastr. Eu port o rochie roie. Eu port o rochie verde.


I am wearing a blue dress. I am wearing a red dress. I am wearing a green dress.


Cumpr o poet neagr. Cumpr o poet maro. Cumpr o poet alb.


Im buying a black bag. Im buying a brown bag. Im buying a white bag.


mi trebuie o main nou. mi trebuie o main rapid. mi trebuie o main comod.


I need a new car. I need a fast car. I need a comfortable car.


Acolo sus locuiete o femeie btrn. Acolo sus locuiete o femeie gras. Acolo jos locuiete o femeie curioas.

An old lady lives at the top. A fat lady lives at the top. A curious lady lives below.

Musafirii notri au fost persoane drgue. Musafirii notri au fost persoane politicoase. Musafirii notri au fost persoane interesante.

Our guests were nice people. Our guests were polite people. Our guests were interesting people.

Eu am copii cumini. Dar vecinii au copii obraznici. Copiii dumneavoastr sunt cumini?

I have lovely children. But the neighbours have naughty children. Are your children well behaved?

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80 [optzeci] Adjective 3

80 [eighty] Adjectives 3

Ea are un cine. Cinele este mare. Ea are un cine mare.


She has a dog. The dog is big. She has a big dog.

Ea are o cas. Casa este mic. Ea are o cas mic.


She has a house. The house is small. She has a small house.

El locuiete ntr-un hotel. Hotelul este ieftin. El locuiete ntr-un hotel ieftin.

He is staying in a hotel. The hotel is cheap. He is staying in a cheap hotel.


El are o main. Maina este scump. El are o main scump.


He has a car. The car is expensive. He has an expensive car.


El citete un roman. Romanul este plictisitor. El citete un roman plictisitor.


He reads a novel. The novel is boring. He is reading a boring novel.


Ea vede un film. Filmul este captivant. Ea vede un film captivant.


She is watching a movie. The movie is exciting. She is watching an exciting movie.

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81 [optzeci i unu] Trecut 1

81 [eighty-one] Past tense 1

a scrie El scria o scrisoare. i ea scria o vedere.


to write He wrote a letter. And she wrote a card.


a citi El citea o ilustrat. i ea citea o carte.


to read He read a magazine. And she read a book.


a lua El a luat o igar. Ea a luat o bucat de ciocolat.


to take He took a cigarette. She took a piece of chocolate.


El era infidel, dar ea era fidel. El era lene, dar ea era harnic. El era srac, dar ea era bogat.

He was disloyal, but she was loyal. He was lazy, but she was hard-working. He was poor, but she was rich.

El nu a avut bani, ci datorii. El nu a avut noroc, ci ghinion. El nu a avut succes, ci insucces.


He had no money, only debts. He had no luck, only bad luck. He had no success, only failure.

El nu a fost mulumit, ci nemulumit. El nu a fost fericit, ci nefericit. El nu a fost simpatic, ci antipatic.


He was not satisfied, but dissatisfied. He was not happy, but sad. He was not friendly, but unfriendly.

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82 [optzeci i doi] Trecut 2

82 [eighty-two] Past tense 2

A trebuit s chemi o salvare? A trebuit s chemi doctorul? A trebuit s chemi poliia?


Did you have to call an ambulance? Did you have to call the doctor? Did you have to call the police?

Avei numrul de telefon? Mai nainte l aveam nc. Avei adresa? Mai nainte o aveam nc. Avei harta oraului? Mai nainte o aveam nc.

Do you have the telephone number? I had it just now. Do you have the address? I had it just now. Do you have the city map? I had it just now.

A veni la timp? El nu a putut veni la timp. A gsit drumul? El nu a putut gsi drumul. Te-a neles? El nu m-a putut nelege.

Did he come on time? He could not come on time. Did he find the way? He could not find the way. Did he understand you? He could not understand me.

De ce nu ai putut veni la timp? De ce nu ai putut gsi drumul? De ce nu l-ai putut nelege?


Why could you not come on time? Why could you not find the way? Why could you not understand him?

Nu am putut veni la timp deoarece nu a circulat nici un autobuz. Nu am putut gsi drumul deoarece nu am avut o hart a oraului. Nu l-am putut nelege deoarece muzica era aa de tare.

I could not come on time because there were no buses. I could not find the way because I had no city map. I could not understand him because the music was so loud.

A trebuit s iau un taxi. A trebuit s cumpr o hart a oraului. A trebuit s opresc radioul.

I had to take a taxi. I had to buy a city map. I had to switch off the radio.

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83 [optzeci i trei] Trecut 3

83 [eighty-three] Past tense 3

a vorbi la telefon Am vorbit la telefon. Am vorbit tot timpul la telefon.


to make a call I made a call. I was talking on the phone all the time.

a ntreba Am ntrebat. Am ntrebat ntotdeauna.


to ask I asked. I always asked.


a povesti Am povestit. Am povestit toat povestea.


to narrate I narrated. I narrated the whole story.


a nva Am nvat. Am nvat toat seara.


to study I studied. I studied the whole evening.


a lucra Am lucrat. Am lucrat toat ziua.


to work I worked. I worked all day long.


a mnca Am mncat. Am mncat toat mncarea.


to eat I ate. I ate all the food.


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84 [optzeci i patru] Trecut 4

84 [eighty-four] Past tense 4

a citi Am citit. Am citit tot romanul.


to read I read. I read the whole novel.


a nelege Am neles. Am neles tot textul.


to understand I understood. I understood the whole text.


a rspunde Am rspuns. Am rspuns la toate ntrebrile.


to answer I answered. I answered all the questions.


tiu asta am tiut asta. Scriu asta am scris asta. Aud asta am auzit asta.

I know that I knew that. I write that I wrote that. I hear that I heard that.

Iau asta am luat asta. Aduc asta am adus asta. Cumpr asta am cumprat asta.

Ill get it I got it. Ill bring that I brought that. Ill buy that I bought that.

Atept asta am ateptat asta. Explic asta am explicat asta. Cunosc asta am cunoscut asta.

I expect that I expected that. Ill explain that I explained that. I know that I knew that.

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85 [optzeci i cinci] ntreb ri Trecut 1

85 [eighty-five] Questions Past tense 1

Ct ai but? Ct ai muncit? Ct ai scris?


How much did you drink? How much did you work? How much did you write?

Cum ai dormit? Cum ai trecut examenul? Cum ai gsit drumul?


How did you sleep? How did you pass the exam? How did you find the way?

Cu cine ai vorbit? Cu cine v-ai dat ntlnire? Cu cine ai srbtorit onomastica?


Who did you speak to? With whom did you make an appointment? With whom did you celebrate your birthday?

Unde ai fost? Unde ai locuit? Ce ai lucrat?


Where were you? Where did you live? Where did you work?

Ce ai recomandat? Ce ai mncat? Ce ai aflat?


What did you suggest? What did you eat? What did you experience?

Ct de repede ai condus? Ct de mult ai zburat? Ct de sus ai srit?


How fast did you drive? How long did you fly? How high did you jump?

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86 [optzeci i ase] ntreb ri Trecut 2

86 [eighty-six] Questions Past tense 2

Ce cravat ai purtat? Ce main ai cumprat? La ce revist te-ai abonat?


Which tie did you wear? Which car did you buy? Which newspaper did you subscribe to?

Pe cine ai vzut? Cu cine v-ai ntlnit? Pe cine ai recunoscut?


Who did you see? Who did you meet? Who did you recognize?

Cnd v-ai trezit? Cnd ai nceput? Cnd v-ai oprit?


When did you get up? When did you start? When did you finish?

De ce v-ai trezit? De ce ai devenit profesor? De ce ai luat un taxi?


Why did you wake up? Why did you become a teacher? Why did you take a taxi?

De unde ai venit? Unde ai mers? Unde ai fost?


Where did you come from? Where did you go? Where were you?

Cui i-ai ajutat? Cui i-ai scris? Cui i-ai rspuns?


Who did you help? Who did you write to? Who did you reply to?

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87 [optzeci i apte] Trecutul verbelor modale 1

87 [eighty-seven] Past tense of modal verbs 1

A trebuit s udm florile. A trebuit s strngem n apartament. A trebuit s splm vasele.


We had to water the flowers. We had to clean the apartment. We had to wash the dishes.

A trebuit s pltii factura? A trebuit s pltii intrare? A trebuit s pltii o amend?


Did you have to pay the bill? Did you have to pay an entrance fee? Did you have to pay a fine?

Cine a trebuit s i ia rmas bun? Cine a trebuit s mearg devreme acas? Cine a trebuit s ia trenul?

Who had to say goodbye? Who had to go home early? Who had to take the train?

Nu am vrut s stm mult. Nu am vrut s bem nimic. Nu am vrut s deranjm.


We did not want to stay long. We did not want to drink anything. We did not want to disturb you.

Tocmai am vrut s dau un telefon. Am vrut s comand un taxi. Am vrut s m duc acas.

I just wanted to make a call. I just wanted to call a taxi. Actually I wanted to drive home.

Am crezut ca vroiai sa-i suni soia. Am crezut ca vroiai s suni la informaii. Am crezut c vroiai s comanzi o pizza.

I thought you wanted to call your wife. I thought you wanted to call information. I thought you wanted to order a pizza.

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88 [optzeci i opt] Trecutul cu verbe modale 2

88 [eighty-eight] Past tense of modal verbs 2

Fiul meu nu a vrut s se joace cu ppua. Fiica mea nu a vrut s joace fotbal cu mine. Soia mea nu a vrut s joace ah cu mine.

My son did not want to play with the doll. My daughter did not want to play football / soccer (am.). My wife did not want to play chess with me.

Copiii mei nu au vrut s se plimbe. Nu au vrut s strng n camer. Nu au vrut s mearg n pat.

My children did not want to go for a walk. They did not want to tidy the room. They did not want to go to bed.

Nu a avut voie s mnnce ngheat. Nu a avut voie s mnnce ciocolat. Nu a avut voie s mnnce bomboane.

He was not allowed to eat ice cream. He was not allowed to eat chocolate. He was not allowed to eat sweets.

Am avut voie s-mi doresc ceva. Am avut voie s-mi cumpr o rochie. Am avut voie s-mi iau o pralin.

I was allowed to make a wish. I was allowed to buy myself a dress. I was allowed to take a chocolate.

Ai avut voie s fumezi n avion? Ai avut voie s bei bere n spital? Ai avut voie s iei cinele cu tine n hotel?

Were you allowed to smoke in the airplane? Were you allowed to drink beer in the hospital? Were you allowed to take the dog into the hotel?

n vacane copiii aveau voie s stea mult afar. Aveau voie s se joace mult n curte. Aveau voie s stea treji pn trziu.

During the holidays the children were allowed to remain outside late. They were allowed to play in the yard for a long time. They were allowed to stay up late.

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89 [optzeci i nou ] Imperativ 1

89 [eighty-nine] Imperative 1

Eti att de lene nu mai fi att de lene! Dormi aa de mult nu mai dormi aa de mult! Vii prea trziu nu mai veni aa de trziu!

You are so lazy dont be so lazy! You sleep for so long dont sleep so late! You come home so late dont come home so late!

Rzi prea tare nu mai rde aa de tare! Vorbeti aa de ncet nu mai vorbi aa de ncet! Bei prea mult nu mai bea aa de mult!

You laugh so loudly dont laugh so loudly! You speak so softly dont speak so softly! You drink too much dont drink so much!

Fumezi prea mult nu mai fuma aa de mult! Munceti prea mult nu mai munci aa de mult! Conduci aa de repede nu mai condu aa de repede!

You smoke too much dont smoke so much! You work too much dont work so much! You drive too fast dont drive so fast!

Ridicai-v domnule Mller! Aezai-v domnule Mller! Rmnei pe scaun domnule Mller!

Get up, Mr. Miller! Sit down, Mr. Miller! Remain seated, Mr. Miller!

Avei rbdare! Lsai-v timp! Ateptai un moment!


Be patient! Take your time! Wait a moment!


Fii atent! Fii punctual! Nu fii prost!


Be careful! Be punctual! Dont be stupid!


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90 [nou zeci] Imperativ 2

90 [ninety] Imperative 2

Brbierete-te! Spal-te! Piaptn-te!


Shave! Wash yourself! Comb your hair!


Sun! Sunai! ncepe! ncepei! Termin! Terminai!


Call! Begin! Stop!


Las asta! Lsai asta! Spune asta! Spunei asta! Cumpr asta! Cumprai asta!

Leave it! Say it! Buy it!


S nu fii niciodat nesincer! S nu fii niciodat obraznic! S nu fii niciodat nepoliticos!


Never be dishonest! Never be naughty! Never be impolite!


S fii ntotdeauna sincer! S fii ntotdeauna drgu! S fii ntotdeauna politicos!


Always be honest! Always be nice! Always be polite!


S ajungei cu bine acas! S avei grij de dumneavoastr! S ne mai vizitai curnd!


Hope you arrive home safely! Take care of yourself! Do visit us again soon!

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91 [nou zeci i unu] Propozi ii secundare cu c 1

91 [ninety-one] Subordinate clauses: that 1

Vremea va fi probabil mine mai bun. De unde tii asta? Sper c va fi mai bine.

Perhaps the weather will get better tomorrow. How do you know that? I hope that it gets better.

Vine sigur. Este sigur? tiu c vine.


He will definitely come. Are you sure? I know that hell come.

Sigur sun. Adevrat? Cred c el sun.


Hell definitely call. Really? I believe that hell call.


Vinul este cu siguran vechi. tii asta exact? Bnuiesc c este n vrst.

The wine is definitely old. Do you know that for sure? I think that it is old.

eful nostru arat bine. Credei? Cred c arat chiar foarte bine.

Our boss is good-looking. Do you think so? I find him very handsome.

eful are precis o prieten. Credei cu adevrat? Este foarte posibil s aib o prieten.

The boss definitely has a girlfriend. Do you really think so? It is very possible that he has a girlfriend.

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92 [nou zeci i doi] Propozi ii secundare cu c 2

92 [ninety-two] Subordinate clauses: that 2

M supr c sfori. M supr c bei aa de mult bere. M supr c vii aa trziu.


Im angry that you snore. Im angry that you drink so much beer. Im angry that you come so late.

Cred c are nevoie de un medic. Cred c este bolnav. Cred c acum doarme.

I think he needs a doctor. I think he is ill. I think he is sleeping now.


Sperm s se cstoreasc cu fiica noastr. Sperm s aib muli bani. Sperm s fie milionar.

We hope that he marries our daughter. We hope that he has a lot of money. We hope that he is a millionaire.

Am auzit c soia ta a avut un accident. Am auzit c este internat n spital. Am auzit c maina ta este complet stricat.

I heard that your wife had an accident. I heard that she is in the hospital. I heard that your car is completely wrecked.

M bucur c ai venit. M bucur c v intereseaz. M bucur c vrei s cumprai casa.


Im happy that you came. Im happy that you are interested. Im happy that you want to buy the house.

M tem c ultimul autobuz a plecat deja. M tem c va trebui s lum un taxi. M tem c nu am bani la mine.

Im afraid the last bus has already gone. Im afraid we will have to take a taxi. Im afraid I have no more money.

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93 [nou zeci i trei] Propozi ii scundare cu sau

93 [ninety-three] Subordinate clauses: if

Nu tiu dac m iubete. Nu tiu dac se ntoarce. Nu tiu dac m sun.


I dont know if he loves me. I dont know if hell come back. I dont know if hell call me.

Oare m iubete? Oare vine napoi? Oare m sun?


Maybe he doesnt love me? Maybe he wont come back? Maybe he wont call me?

M ntreb dac se gndete la mine. M ntreb dac are pe altcineva. M ntreb dac minte.

I wonder if he thinks about me. I wonder if he has someone else. I wonder if he lies.

Oare se gndete la mine? Oare are pe altcineva? Oare spune adevrul?


Maybe he thinks of me? Maybe he has someone else? Maybe he tells me the truth?

M ndoiesc c m place cu adevrat. M ndoiesc c mi scrie. M ndoiesc c se nsoar cu mine.


I doubt whether he really likes me. I doubt whether hell write to me. I doubt whether hell marry me.

Oare m place cu adevrat? Oare mi scrie? Oare se nsoar cu mine?


Does he really like me? Will he write to me? Will he marry me?

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94 [nou zeci i patru] Conjunc ii 1

94 [ninety-four] Conjunctions 1

Ateapt pn se oprete ploaia. Ateapt pn e gata. Ateapt pn se ntoarce.


Wait until the rain stops. Wait until Im finished. Wait until he comes back.

Atept pn mi s-a uscat prul. Atept pn se termin filmul. Atept pn se face verde la semafor.

Ill wait until my hair is dry. Ill wait until the film is over. Ill wait until the traffic light is green.

Cnd mergi n concediu? nc nainte de vacana de var? Da, nc nainte s nceap vacana de var.

When do you go on holiday? Before the summer holidays? Yes, before the summer holidays begin.

Repar acoperiul nainte s vin iarna. Spal-te pe mini nainte s te aezi la mas. nchide geamul nainte s iei.

Repair the roof before the winter begins. Wash your hands before you sit at the table. Close the window before you go out.

Cnd vii acas? Dup curs? Da, dup ce se termin cursul.


When will you come home? After class? Yes, after the class is over.

Dup ce a avut un accident nu a mai putut lucra. Dup ce i-a pierdut slujba a plecat n America. Dup ce a plecat n America s-a mbogit.

After he had an accident, he could not work anymore. After he had lost his job, he went to America. After he went to America, he became rich.

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95 [nou zeci i cinci] Conjunc ii 2

95 [ninety-five] Conjunctions 2

De cnd nu mai lucreaz? De la nunta ei? Da, nu mai lucreaz de cnd s-a cstorit.

Since when is she no longer working? Since her marriage? Yes, she is no longer working since she got married.

De cnd s-a cstorit, nu mai lucreaz. De cnd se cunosc, sunt fericii. De cnd au copii, ies rar n ora.

Since she got married, shes no longer working. Since they have met each other, they are happy. Since they have had children, they rarely go out.

Cnd vorbete la telefon? n timpul drumului? Da, n timp ce conduce.


When does she call? When driving? Yes, when she is driving.

Vorbete la telefon n timp ce conduce. Se uit la televizor n timp ce calc. Ascult muzic n timp ce-i face leciile.

She calls while she drives. She watches TV while she irons. She listens to music while she does her work.

Nu vd nimic dac nu am ochelari. Nu neleg nimic dac muzica este aa tare. Nu miros nimic dac sunt rcit.

I cant see anything when I dont have glasses. I cant understand anything when the music is so loud. I cant smell anything when I have a cold.

Lum un taxi dac plou. Cltorim n jurul lumii dac ctigm la loto. ncepem s mncm dac nu vine n curnd.

Well take a taxi if it rains. Well travel around the world if we win the lottery. Well start eating if he doesnt come soon.

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96 [nou zeci i ase] Conjunc ii 3

96 [ninety-six] Conjunctions 3

M trezesc imediat ce sun ceasul detepttor. Obosesc imediat ce trebuie s nv. ncetez s mai lucrez imediat ce am mplinit 60 de ani.

I get up as soon as the alarm rings. I become tired as soon as I have to study. I will stop working as soon as I am 60.

Cnd sunai? Imediat ce am un moment de timp. El sun imediat ce are puin timp.

When will you call? As soon as I have a moment. Hell call, as soon as he has a little time.

Ct timp vei lucra? Voi lucra atta timp ct pot. Voi lucra atta timp ct sunt sntos.

How long will you work? Ill work as long as I can. Ill work as long as I am healthy.

El st n pat n loc s lucreze. Ea citete ziarul n loc s gteasc. St n crcium, n loc s mearg acas.

He lies in bed instead of working. She reads the newspaper instead of cooking. He is at the bar instead of going home.

Din cte tiu, locuiete aici. Din cte tiu, soia lui este bolnav. Din cte tiu, este omer.

As far as I know, he lives here. As far as I know, his wife is ill. As far as I know, he is unemployed.

Nu m-am trezit la timp, altfel a fi fost punctual. Am pierdut autobuzul, altfel a fi fost punctual. Nu am gsit drumul, altfel a fi fost punctual.

I overslept; otherwise Id have been on time. I missed the bus; otherwise Id have been on time. I didnt find the way / I got lost; otherwise Id have been on time.

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97 [nou zeci i apte] Conjunc ii 4

97 [ninety-seven] Conjunctions 4

El a adormit, dei televizorul era pornit. El a mai rmas, dei era deja trziu. El nu a venit, dei ne-am dat ntlnire.

He fell asleep although the TV was on. He stayed a while although it was late. He didnt come although we had made an appointment.

Televizorul era pornit. Totui el a adormit. Era deja trziu. Totui el a mai rmas. Ne-am dat ntlnire. Totui el nu a venit.

The TV was on. Nevertheless, he fell asleep. It was already late. Nevertheless, he stayed a while. We had made an appointment. Nevertheless, he didnt come.

Cu toate c nu are permis, conduce maina. Cu toate c strada este alunecoas, el conduce repede. Cu toate c este beat, merge cu bicicleta.

Although he has no license, he drives the car. Although the road is slippery, he drives so fast. Although he is drunk, he rides his bicycle.

El nu are permis de conducere. Totui conduce Despite having no licence / license (am.), he drives the car. maina. Strada este alunecoas. Totui conduce aa repede. Despite the road being slippery, he drives fast. El este beat. Totui merge cu bicicleta. Despite being drunk, he rides the bike.

Dei a studiat, nu gsete un post. Dei are dureri, ea nu merge la medic. Dei nu are bani, ea cumpr o main.

Although she went to college, she cant find a job. Although she is in pain, she doesnt go to the doctor. Although she has no money, she buys a car.

Ea a studiat. Totui nu gsete un post. Ea are dureri. Totui nu merge la medic. Ea nu are bani. Totui cumpr o main.

She went to college. Nevertheless, she cant find a job. She is in pain. Nevertheless, she doesnt go to the doctor. She has no money. Nevertheless, she buys a car.

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98 [nou zeci i opt] Conjunc ii duble

98 [ninety-eight] Double connectors

Cltoria a fost frumoas, dar prea obositoare. Trenul a fost punctual, dar prea plin. Hotelul a fost confortabil, dar prea scump.

The journey was beautiful, but too tiring. The train was on time, but too full. The hotel was comfortable, but too expensive.

Ia sau autobuzul sau trenul. Vine ori n seara asta ori mine diminea. Locuiete sau la noi sau la hotel.

Hell take either the bus or the train. Hell come either this evening or tomorrow morning. Hes going to stay either with us or in the hotel.

Vorbete att spaniol ct i englez. A trit att n Madrid ct i n Londra. Cunoate att Spania ct i Anglia.

She speaks Spanish as well as English. She has lived in Madrid as well as in London. She knows Spain as well as England.

Nu este numai prost, ci i lene. Nu este numai drgu, ci i inteligent. Nu vorbete numai german, ci i francez.

He is not only stupid, but also lazy. She is not only pretty, but also intelligent. She speaks not only German, but also French.

Nu pot s cnt nici la pian nici la chitar. Nu pot dansa nici vals nici samba. Nu mi place nici oper nici balet.

I can neither play the piano nor the guitar. I can neither waltz nor do the samba. I like neither opera nor ballet.

Cu ct lucrezi mai repede, cu atta termini mai repede. Cu ct vii mai repede, cu atta poi s pleci mai repede. Cu ct devii mai n vrst, cu att devii mai comod.

The faster you work, the earlier you will be finished. The earlier you come, the earlier you can go. The older one gets, the more complacent one gets.

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99 [nou zeci i nou ] Genitiv

99 [ninety-nine] Genitive

pisica prietenei mele cinele prietenului meu jucriile copiilor mei


my girlfriends cat my boyfriends dog my childrens toys


Acesta este paltonul colegului meu. Aceasta este maina colegei mele. Asta este munca colegilor mei.

This is my colleagues overcoat. That is my colleagues car. That is my colleagues work.


Nasturele de la cma s-a descusut. Cheia de la garaj a disprut. Calculatorul efului este stricat.

The button from the shirt is gone. The garage key is gone. The boss computer is not working.

Cine sunt prinii fetei? Cum ajung la casa prinilor ei? Casa este amplasat la captul strzii.

Who are the girls parents? How do I get to her parents house? The house is at the end of the road.

Cum se numete capitala Elveiei? Care este titlul crii? Cum se numesc copiii vecinilor?

What is the name of the capital city of Switzerland? What is the title of the book? What are the names of the neighbours / neighbors (am.) children?

Cnd sunt vacanele colare ale copiilor? Cnd sunt orele de vizit ale doctorului? Care sunt orele de deschidere ale muzeului?

When are the childrens holidays? What are the doctors consultation times? What time is the museum open?

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100 [o sut ] Adverbe

100 [one hundred] Adverbs

deja odat nc niciodat Ai fost deja odat la Berlin? Nu, nc niciodat.


already not yet Have you already been to Berlin? No, not yet.

cineva nimeni Cunoatei aici pe cineva? Nu, nu cunosc pe nimeni / nimenea aici.

someone no one Do you know someone here? No, I dont know anyone here.

nc nu mai Rmnei nc mult timp aici? Nu, nu mai rmn mult timp aici.

a little longer not much longer Will you stay here a little longer? No, I wont stay here much longer.

nc ceva nimic altceva Mai dorii s bei ceva? Nu, nu mai doresc nimic.

something else nothing else Would you like to drink something else? No, I dont want anything else.

deja ceva nc nimic Ai mncat deja ceva? Nu, n-am mncat nc nimic.

something already nothing yet Have you already eaten something? No, I havent eaten anything yet.

nc cineva nimeni altcineva Mai dorete cineva o cafea? Nu, nimeni altcineva.

someone else no one else Does anyone else want a coffee? No, no one else.

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