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"Har kontoret en kopimaskin?"

Translation:Does the office have a copy machine?

September 8, 2015

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CroverAzureus

Is 'copy machine' actually used in American English then. I'm English and I have never heard it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MassaMolotoV

What do English men say?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BeckyFalb

Americans usually call it the copier or sometimes refer to it as xerox (a brand name of copiers).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NilMarkas

I've heard "xerox" used most often. It's kinda' like "bandaid."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rhianna414022

And occasionally papercopier


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Louise_the_Lotus

Never heard that one


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Candidandelion

English women say "photocopier".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/davidolson22

I (from USA) only say copier or Xerox machine. Never copy machine.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Skilpadda

In my experience "copy machine" is not unusual in the U.S.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martha518834

Not all printers have scanners, and not all scanners are printers


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bookmole

I'm guessing then that scanner is something quite different?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CommissarFeesh

A scanner makes a digital copy. A photocopier makes a paper copy. They both use some of the same technology though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Louise_the_Lotus

To me, scanner is anything that scans. A copy machine has a scanner inside it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChromateX

Some printers use the same scanner to make photocopies.

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