"Εγώ βρίσκω ένα πορτοκάλι και το παίρνω."

Translation:I find an orange and I take it.

October 12, 2016

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For a moment I thought it said 'πορτοφόλι' and the word bank had the option 'wallet' too... I'm glad the owl isn't advocating thievery!

July 11, 2018

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October 19, 2018

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How about "I find an orange and I pick it up"?

October 12, 2016

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I think this would be most like "μαζεύω, σηκώνω" in greek.

October 12, 2016

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And in English, what is the difference between "to take something" and "to pick something up"? I thought those were synonyms...

October 16, 2016

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I thought (I'm no native English speaker so I can be mistaken of course) that pick up means to take something from the ground or lift somebody/something from the ground.

October 16, 2016

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"To take" is a general word as opposed "to bring". "Pick up" is a much more limited action, the give away is "up". It can be used colloquially though. "I will pick up a paper on the way home" or even "I picked up a girl at the party". No "up" involved here!

July 19, 2018
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