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"A fogkrémek az asztalon vannak."

Translation:The tubes of toothpaste are on the table.

October 25, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rachelle73965

Shouldn't the English translation be "The toothpastes are on the table"? I did submit a report.


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

Toothpaste, like most fluids, is a non-countable noun in English.

In fact, I think the most natural translation would be "The toothpaste is on the table" (regardless of how many tubes were there), but this translation makes the Hungarian meaning clearer.


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

The toothpaste tubes are on the table, which makes much more sense, is not accepted. Reported.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Judit294350

Not really - this would suggest (in English) that the tubes for the toothpaste - but without any toothpaste in them - are on the table.


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

Reported once more


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/codoc1985

The tubes of toothpaste?


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

Why not "the toothpaste tubes are on the table?"

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