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Verb 'To Be' and Plural Nouns in Serbian



Tad još _________ ništa znao
i još _________ verovao
da na svetu tuge ima.
Jedino mi važno __________
da postanem levo krilo
il' centarfor školskog tima.

Tad __________iznenada sreo
najtoplijeg leta deo
to su njene __________ bile. (Sg. oko)
Imala je _____________ plave (Sg. kosa)
i u njima na vrh glave -
belu mašnicu od svile.

Prva ____________ ljubav
došla tiho nezvana, sama
za sva _______________, (Sg. vreme)
skrila se tu, negde -
duboko u nama.

Kad ____________ prošlo đačko vreme,
padeži i _______________ (Sg. teorema)
i ________ ispod klupe (Sg. strip)
nije više ___________ klinka,
počela ________ da se šminka
i da želi ___________ skupe. (Sg. stvar)
Tako mi ________ svakog dana
_______________ više strana,
slutio sam šta nas čeka,
pa sam da brinem
kako da joj __________ skinem (Sg. zvezda)
postala mi ___________daleka.

Prva ___________ ljubav
došla tiho nezvana, sama
za sva _______________, (Sg. vreme)
skrila se tu, negde -
duboko u nama.

Danas _____________ na sedmom nebu,
kažu mi da čeka bebu,
našla _________ sigurnost, sreću, dom.
Ima muža inženjera
pred kojim __________ karijera
i mesto u društvu visokom.

Ja još kradem __________ Bogu (Sg. dan)
ja još umem, ja još mogu
da sam sebi stvorim neki mir...
Još sam sretan što postojim,
pišem pesme, _________ brojim, (Sg. zvezda)
još __________ isti vetropir.

Prva _________ ljubav
došla tiho nezvana, sama
za sva _______________, (Sg. vreme)
skrila se tu, negde -
duboko u nama.

Još ________ sretan što postojim,
pišem ____________, zvezde brojim, (Sg. pesma)
još _________ onaj isti vetropir..

(dame biraju, uvek pogrešne __________ (Sg. tip))

Ja još kradem __________ bogu (Sg. dan)
ja još umem, ja još mogu
da sam sebi stvorim neki mir...
Još sam sretan što postojim,
pišem ___________, zvezde brojim, (Sg. pesma)
još ____________ onaj isti vetropir.

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