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"Наша столовая купила четыре килограмма печенья."

Translation:Our cafeteria bought four kilograms of cookies.

January 6, 2016

14 Comments


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

I hate these lessons, I always get hungry.

January 11, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katie368826

Печенья = (B.E.) biscuits?

April 5, 2016

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

Yes, British "biscuits" = American "cookies". And just to confuse the non native speakers, an American "biscuit" is a baked good sort of like a savory scone.

May 21, 2017

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

I believe so.

April 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/P-Code

Now that's a cafeteria I'd like to eat at.

March 29, 2017

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

What is the difference between столовая and кафе?

January 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mosfet07

"столо́вая" is a canteen

January 6, 2016

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

Why is it печенья (gen. sg.) instead of печений (gen. pl.)?

September 16, 2019

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

what about café? maybe café is not the same as cafeteria or canteen.

November 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katie368826

Correct, they are different things. A canteen or cafeteria is like a refectory; somewhere (often basic) provided by a school or place of work for pupils or workers to get food and drink on-site, often at discounted prices. A cafe is a commercial establishment for anybody to visit; less formal and expensive than a restaurant, and generally serving lunch rather than dinner, but otherwise the same idea.

November 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ionradoi1

How about the good old трактир? I miss it very much.

December 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/booshnok1

An American biscuit tends to be more round in shape and usually doesn't have a sweet, sugary glaze covering it. I personally prefer to take it while it's hot out of the oven and slice it open in the center and spread some butter and jam and eat it with my breakfast. Others prefer other sweet spreads in the middle like honey or some other sweet spread. It's really a breakfast treat.

September 2, 2019

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

How can a place buy anything?

February 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/barf245

Our cafeteria bought four kilograms of cocaine....

July 17, 2016
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