"The party is in the garden."

Translation:Impreza jest w ogrodzie.

July 15, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/polec2

My family told me once that they are more likely to say "przejęcie". What's the difference?

July 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

"Przyjęcie". It kinda depends on what kind of a party it is. "Impreza" is more likely to be all about fun, and when the party-goers are not kids - probably about alcohol as well. "Przyjęcie" allows for the party to be more fancy and elegant. I would not call any elegant charity ball "impreza".

For a birthday party of a kid, I don't see much difference.

July 15, 2016

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that may be a regional thing or something, but to me "impreza" is :

a) a official name in tourist/entertainment industry for "event" (now it is becoming "event/iwent")

b) a crazy party with a lot of drinking for teenagers/young adults/ adults

przyjęcie is a party with food.

July 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

Yeah, I agree with the "event" thing, at least is some contexts.

July 15, 2016

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What about zabawa or balanga? I understand that impreza is a more direct translation but I feel zabawa/balanga can also work for party.

December 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

"Zabawa" sounds a bit old-fashioned to me, as it's totally vague, it comes from the verb "bawić się", to play. So it doesn't say a lot. This is something my grandma could use when talking about her youth. It may not even be a party, just some friends doing something for fun, like dancing, or playing board games. It's hard to say what can be 'incorporated' under this term.

"Balanga", on the other hand, sounds totally like a crazy party, and feels very colloquial to me. Well, "impreza" is already colloquial I guess, but this is more.

December 29, 2016
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