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"We drink milk."

Translation:Nous buvons du lait.

February 1, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hyung-joo

I can't distinguish between de and du T.T


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

Why not "le lait"? As in, "We drink the milk."?


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

As you said "Nous buvons le lait" = "We drink the milk" whereas "Nous buvons du lait" = "We drink milk"

They are different sentences in both languages, so this question is asking about translation of the the second sentence, which means the first sentence is wrong.


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

"Nous buvons du lait" would translate to "we are drinking some milk". "Nous buvons le lait" is a much closer translation. Not impressed with this website....

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