Translation Practice Set 2 for Modals - Hindi to English

Modals are very important in English. If you are learning translation, you must also know how to make sentences using modals. And for that you must also know the rules of Modals. For the rules click here.

This Modal Translation Practice Set will enable you to use modals in your sentences. So for speaking and writing purposes, this is a good exercise. We hope you shall get good benefit for this effort of ours.

Note - Solution is provided at the end of the practice paper.

Translation Practice Set 1 is available here.

Translation Practice set/Paper  - 2

1. मेहनत करो कहीं ऐसा ना हो कि फेल हो जाओ।

2. कोई भी इंसान झूठ बोल सकता है।

3. हम मेहनत करते हैं ताकि पास हो सकें।

4. वह रोज यहाँ आया करती थी।

5. काश मैं तुम्हारी जगह होता !

6. भगवान उसकी आत्मा को शांति दे।

7. तुम्हें घबराने की जरुरत नहीं है।

8. उसकी यहाँ आने की हिम्मत कैसे हुई ?

9. बच्चों को बड़ों का कहना मानना चाहिए।

10. तुम्हे जाना चाहिए।

11. तुम्हे जरूर जाना चाहिए।

12. तुम्हे जाना नहीं चाहिए था।

13. एक जज को ईमानदार होना चाहिए।

14. वह इस समय घर पर होना चाहिए।

15. वह इस समय घर पर ही होना चाहिए।

16. मैं कल दिल्ली जाऊँगा। ( Surety )

17. मैं कल दिल्ली जरूर जाऊंगा।

18. वह तुम्हे जरूर मार डालेगा।

English Translation with Explanation

1. Work hard lest you should fail. ( Showing purpose)

Note - Lest if self is a negative word and does not take any negative word after it.

2. Anyone can tell a lie/ any can lie. ( big possibility)

3. We work hard so that we may pass. ( showing purpose)

4. She used to come here/ She would come here. ( Routine of the past)

Note - In such type of sentences we can use either of used to and would.

5. Would that I were you ! ( Imaginary statements)

6. May his soul rest in peace ! ( Wish/ Prayer)

7. You need not worry.

8. How dare he come here ?

9. Children should obey their elders. ( Moral Duty)

10. You should go. ( willingness)

11. You must go. ( Compulsion or Obligation)

12. You should have gone. ( Past of should - should + have + v3)

13. A judge must be honest. ( Compulsion)

14. He should/ ought to be at home. ( No confirmation)

15. He must be at home. ( certainty of belief)

16. I shall go to Delhi tomorrow. ( Simple Future, Not certain)

17. I will go to Delhi tomorrow. ( Determination)

18. He shall kill you. ( Threat)

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Note for sentences no. 16 and 18. - In simple future, we use shall with the subjects of First Persons, while for other reasons such as promise,  certainty, threat we use will with them. It happens in case of will also.

I shall go there in the evening. ( Simple Future, Not certain  )

I will go there in the evening. ( Certain ).

He will help you ( Simple Future, Not certain )

He shall help you ( Surety )

For more details, read the topic ' Use of Tenses '

11 thoughts on “Translation Practice Set 2 for Modals - Hindi to English

  1. Sir, I am grateful to you for proving us such type of translation practices. But there is some doubt creating in my mind, for which I beg excuse. The use of "shall" in sentences No. 16 and 18.

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