"Tento dopis jsem měla otevřít před dvěma týdny."

Translation:I should have opened this letter two weeks ago.

February 14, 2019

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I'm confused. Nowhere in this sentence does the term "should have" appear. Why is it not "i opened this letter two weeks ago"?

February 14, 2019

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The construction mít-plus-an-infinitive means "to be supposed to." Here, in the past tense, the translation can also be "should have."

February 14, 2019
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