"Dobra kawa"

Translation:Good coffee

May 3, 2016

12 Comments


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

Is it just me, or is the TTS really correct here? I think it sounds like 'dobrE', not 'dobrA'.

June 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei
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Hmmm... the last sound of "dobra" is indeed kinda unclear, like a schwa.

Well, it should be a clear Polish 'a', obviously.

June 18, 2017

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

In English we often say a fine wine, although not often for a "fine" coffee

May 7, 2016

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

The "fine" in "fine wine" is akin to saying it's expensive and of superior quality, while saying "good wine" is more like saying it's "not bad".

May 7, 2016

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

Why isn't fine coffee correct for Dobra kata?

May 3, 2016

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

Yes fine is high quality wine, or coffee.

May 7, 2016

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

Yes, and that would make sense if someone were describing an exclusive coffee, such as kopi luwak or another specialty coffee, but it would sound very out of place if someone refered to a plain old cup of Brazilian arabica as "fine coffee" to point out that it was "dobra kawa".

Saying "Fine coffee" is more like saying "Ekskluzywne kawy".

May 8, 2016

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

Could I not say that's a good coffee? I'm not sure how I would ever say 'good coffee' as a standalone.

August 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei
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That's not what the phrase (it's not even a sentence) says. It's totally out of context, so it just calls for a literal translation.

August 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wen3wen

:D I can understand the translation of "Good coffee" well by Chinese thinking. (good quality, tasty or bla, bla, without article) But I know it sounds strange for English native speakers. It is better to be corrected. Like "the good coffee".

November 9, 2016

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

typo. Dobra Kawa

May 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei
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If that's what an English native would say for a coffee that tastes well, then of course it should be accepted, report it.

May 4, 2016
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