"Nie gotuję teraz makaronu."

Translation:I am not cooking pasta now.

June 18, 2016



As a native English speaker, I know this can also be "I am not cooking the pasta now." This should be an acceptable possible answer.

June 18, 2016


Of course, reported it.

June 18, 2016


Although probably not technically correct, in common usage we'd say "I'm not making pasta now". At least in the UK we'd say that and understand "making" to mean "cooking".

November 15, 2016


Well, we've added "make" to "cooking soup", so I guess it works here as well. Added.

November 16, 2016


types of pasta https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pasta is makaron generally any pasta or just macaroni?

July 4, 2017


The general notion of pasta.

July 4, 2017


"I am not cooking pasta". Present Continuous here implies that the action is happening (or not happening) now. So "now" may be omitted?

February 10, 2018


If it was explicitly put in the sentence, you have to translate it.

Besides, it could potentially be Present Continuous in the future meaning. Like "On Friday I am cooking pasta".

February 11, 2018


My sentence example does not reference future time, so it implies "now". I think the word "teraz" is used to stress the fact of the current action. Without it the sentence may also describe a habit ("I do not cook pasta"), right?

February 11, 2018


Maybe in the right context.

The distinction between present continuous and its counterpart (I can't think of a name for it) is not so precise in English. For example, we say, "I cook pasta" but we say "I do not cook pasta" instead of "I not cook pasta" even though "I do cook pasta" has a different meaning.

March 6, 2018


I cook pasta - that's the present simple.

November 3, 2018


"I am not now cooking pasta" was rejected. any reason for that? I am a native American English speaker and it sounds perfectly normal to me.

February 22, 2019


Could one use "spaghetti" instead of "pasta"?

March 15, 2019


Hmmm... okay, added.

March 17, 2019
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