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"He is drinking the soup."

Translation:Il boit la soupe.

January 28, 2013

8 Comments


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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thenino85

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


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

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ParisAdkins1

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


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

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


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

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


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

Does anyone here ever say "drinking soup"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cdlamar3

Why is "Il est boit la soupe" incorrect

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