"Il porte un manteau bleu."

Translation:He is wearing a blue coat.

1/8/2013, 4:06:52 PM

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Is jacket not a proper substitution for coat?

6/26/2015, 10:23:03 PM

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No it isn't: a jacket is short and a coat is long.

6/27/2015, 11:57:47 AM

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I'd say they're interchangeable words in English but not French

10/8/2015, 1:57:57 PM

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How would you say "He carries a blue coat"?

1/8/2013, 4:06:52 PM

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Same thing, as long as we don't have any context.

1/8/2013, 4:36:00 PM

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This solution is now accepted, thanks!

1/8/2013, 4:46:31 PM

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what is wrong with 'he wears a blue coat'

2/18/2019, 5:24:44 PM

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As someone from the desert who's never had a need for anything longer than t-shirts and shorts, I ALWAYS get these types of questions wrong since I think coat and jacket are interchangeable and never remember the difference.

4/5/2016, 9:57:41 AM
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