"He is drinking the soup."

Translation:Il boit la soupe.

January 28, 2013

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Iskander67

I'm french I don't agree, we say "Il MANGE la soupe" "he is EATING his soup". We never say 'Il boit la soupe" this should be corrected very quickly, thanks ^^

March 14, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/thenino85

We don't say this in English either, so I think the absurdity is intentional.

February 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Snezh

Why "Il boit le potage" is not correct?!

January 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/ParisAdkins1

Potage is stew, soupe is soup. Terribly pedantic, I know.

February 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Snezh

Grrrr, this is terrible! Thank you.:-)

February 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/paulmartinetti

"He drinks some soup" is (I'm pretty sure) the way they talk about food consumption. Il boit de la soupe.

March 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/BushBot

Does anyone here ever say "drinking soup"?

September 10, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/cdlamar3

Why is "Il est boit la soupe" incorrect

October 18, 2013
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