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24 [twenty-four]

Appointment

 


24 [είκοσι τέσσερα]

Ραντεβού

 

 
Did you miss the bus?
Έχασες το λεωφορείο;
Échases to leoforeío?
I waited for you for half an hour.
Σε περίμενα μισή ώρα.
Se perímena misí óra.
Don’t you have a mobile / cell phone (am.) with you?
Δεν έχεις κινητό μαζί σου;
Den écheis kinitó mazí sou?
 
 
 
 
Be punctual next time!
Την επόμενη φορά να είσαι στην ώρα σου!
Tin epómeni forá na eísai stin óra sou!
Take a taxi next time!
Την επόμενη φορά πάρε ταξί!
Tin epómeni forá páre taxí!
Take an umbrella with you next time!
Την επόμενη φορά πάρε μαζί σου μια ομπρέλα!
Tin epómeni forá páre mazí sou mia ompréla!
 
 
 
 
I have the day off tomorrow.
Αύριο έχω ρεπό.
Ávrio écho repó.
Shall we meet tomorrow?
Θα συναντηθούμε αύριο;
Tha synantithoúme ávrio?
I’m sorry, I can’t make it tomorrow.
Λυπάμαι, αύριο δεν μπορώ.
Lypámai, ávrio den boró.
 
 
 
 
Do you already have plans for this weekend?
Έχεις κανονίσει κάτι για αυτό το Σαββατοκύριακο;
Écheis kanonísei káti gia aftó to Savvatokýriako?
Or do you already have an appointment?
Ή μήπως έχεις ήδη ραντεβού με κάποιον;
Í mípos écheis ídi rantevoú me kápoion?
I suggest that we meet on the weekend.
Προτείνω να συναντηθούμε το Σαββατοκύριακο.
Proteíno na synantithoúme to Savvatokýriako.
 
 
 
 
Shall we have a picnic?
Πάμε για πικνίκ;
Páme gia pikník?
Shall we go to the beach?
Πάμε στην παραλία;
Páme stin paralía?
Shall we go to the mountains?
Πάμε στο βουνό;
Páme sto vounó?
 
 
 
 
I will pick you up at the office.
Θα περάσω να σε πάρω από το γραφείο.
Tha peráso na se páro apó to grafeío.
I will pick you up at home.
Θα περάσω να σε πάρω από το σπίτι.
Tha peráso na se páro apó to spíti.
I will pick you up at the bus stop.
Θα περάσω να σε πάρω από την στάση του λεωφορείου.
Tha peráso na se páro apó tin stási tou leoforeíou.
 
 
 
 
 


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