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لیوان دوم را تمام کرده بود که گفت: پاشیم برقصیم.

livān-e dovvom rā tamām karde bud ke goft: pā-shim beraqsim

As soon as he had finished the second glass, he said, "Let's get up and dance." (Submitted by Connie on Oct 21, 2011)

(source) See verbs of this sentence: گفتن، کردن، شدن، رقصیدن، تمام کردن

روزی یگانه پیراهنش را شسته بود و منتظر بود تا خشک شود.

ruz-i yegāne pirāhan-ash rā shoste bud va montezer bud tā khoshk shavad

One day, he had washed his only shirt and was waiting for it to dry. (Submitted by Connie on Oct 21, 2011)

(source) See verbs of this sentence: بودن، شدن، شستن، خشک شدن

وقتی که رسیده بود خواب بودی.

vaght-i ke reside bud khāb budi

When he/she/it arrived, you were asleep. (Submitted by Connie on Oct 21, 2011)

This example is in Spoken style. See verbs of this sentence: بودن، رسیدن

از شروع صدای هواپیما تا انفجار بنظرم یک ثانیه هم نشد برای اینکه حتی سرم را از کتاب هم بلند نکرده بودم.

az shoru`-e sedā-ye havā-paymā tā enfejār be-nazar-am yek sānie ham nashod barā-ye in-ke hattā sar-am rā az ketāb ham boland nakarde budam

From the beginning of [being able to hear] the sound of the airplane, until the explosion, it seems to me was not more than one second because I had not even raised my head from [my] book. (Submitted by Connie on Nov 21, 2011)

(source) See verbs of this sentence: بودن، کردن، شدن، بلند کردن

این کینه را درون سینهٔ خود نگه داشته بود و با به وجود آمدن فضای کنونی فرصتی برای نشان دادن این کینه پیدا کرده است.

in kine rā darun-e sine-ye khod negah dāshte bud va bā be vojud āmadan-e fazā-ye konuni forsat-i barā-ye neshān dādan-e in kine paydā karde ast

He had held this grudge in his heart and with the creation of the present conditions, he has found occasion to display it. (Submitted by Connie on Mar 12, 2010)

(farsnews.com) See verbs of this sentence: پیدا کردن، به وجود آمدن، نشان دادن، نگه داشتن

هنوز اون همه مقاله‌ای که دانلود کرده بودم رو نخوندم، باز دارم مقاله دانلود می‌کنم.

hanuz un hame maghāle-i ke dānlod karde budam ro nakhundam, bāz dāram maghāle dānlod mikonam

I still haven't read all those articles I'd downloaded yet I'm again downloading articles. (Submitted by Connie on Feb 27, 2010)

This example is in Spoken style. (twitter.com/mjshokri) See verbs of this sentence: خواندن، دانلود کردن

خیابان‌های تاریکی که دیشب توشون رانندگی می‌کردم رو تا حالا تو شب ندیده بودم.

khiābān-hā-ye tāriki ke dishab tu-shun rānandegi mikardam ro tā hālā tu shab nadide budam.

I had never before seen /been on the dark streets that I was driving on last night at night. (Submitted by webmaster for Mehdi Torabian on Feb 25, 2010)

This example is in Spoken style. See verbs of this sentence: دیدن، رانندگی کردن


Persian Verb Conjugator