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

"Mangio la colazione."

January 20, 2013

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

The issue I'm having is that I'm getting confused when I know "I eat the breakfast" is not the correct sentence structure in English.


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

In Italian the usual way is "io faccio colazione" (I'm having the breakfast"). It can be said "io mangio la colazione" (I an eating the breakfast ) but only when I want to stress the fact the I am eating (i.g. despite some fact that make me difficult to eat breakfast ...). Is it the same in English?


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

I think so. I'm having breakfast sounds more natural then I'm eating breakfast.


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

Wouldn't faccio mean "I am making the breakfast" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cadenciorum402

When you mouse over colazione, it says breakfast and lunch, is it just breakfast?

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