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

"I eat a chocolate."

January 7, 2013

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

Chocolate isn't countable in french or in english. The original sentence should be "I eat chocolate." and the translation should be "je mange du chocolat.".


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

Actually sometimes one does say "I eat a chocolate" referring to a piece of chocolate.


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

Or a seperately wrapped piece of chocolate in a box


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

would someone please help me with understanding when to use du and un properly. Thanks


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fabrizio99

'Un' means 'a' in english. 'Du' doesn't reallly have a translation in this sentence, however 'du' can also mean: I eat SOME chocolate.

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