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At the cinema

At the cinema

45 [čtyřicet pět]
V kině
[V kině]

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We want to go to the cinema. Ch---- j-- d- k---. Chceme jít do kina.
Chceme jít do kina.
A good film is playing today. Dn-- s- h---- d---- f---. Dnes se hraje dobrý film.
Dnes se hraje dobrý film.
The film is brand new. Je t- ú---- n--- f---. Je to úplně nový film.
Je to úplně nový film.
Where is the cash register? Kd- j- p-------? Kde je pokladna?
Kde je pokladna?
Are seats still available? Js-- j---- v---- m----? Jsou ještě volná místa?
Jsou ještě volná místa?
How much are the admission tickets? Ko--- s---- v--------? Kolik stojí vstupenky?
Kolik stojí vstupenky?
When does the show begin? Kd- z----- p----------? Kdy začíná představení?
Kdy začíná představení?
How long is the film? Ja- d----- t-- f--- t---? Jak dlouho ten film trvá?
Jak dlouho ten film trvá?
Can one reserve tickets? Lz- s- r--------- v--------? Lze si rezervovat vstupenky?
Lze si rezervovat vstupenky?
I want to sit at the back. Ch--- / c----- b--- s---- v----. Chtěl / chtěla bych sedět vzadu.
Chtěl / chtěla bych sedět vzadu.
I want to sit at the front. Ch--- / c----- b--- s---- v------. Chtěl / chtěla bych sedět vepředu.
Chtěl / chtěla bych sedět vepředu.
I want to sit in the middle. Ch--- / c----- b--- s---- u--------. Chtěl / chtěla bych sedět uprostřed.
Chtěl / chtěla bych sedět uprostřed.
The film was exciting. Te- f--- b-- n-------. Ten film byl napínavý.
Ten film byl napínavý.
The film was not boring. Te- f--- n---- n----. Ten film nebyl nudný.
Ten film nebyl nudný.
But the book on which the film was based was better. Al- k----- p------- b--- l----. Ale knižní předloha byla lepší.
Ale knižní předloha byla lepší.
How was the music? Ja-- b--- h----? Jaká byla hudba?
Jaká byla hudba?
How were the actors? Ja-- b--- h----? Jací byli herci?
Jací byli herci?
Were there English subtitles? Mě- t-- f--- a------- t------? Měl ten film anglické titulky?
Měl ten film anglické titulky?

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