"El mănâncă doi usturoi."

Translation:He eats two cloves of garlic.

November 16, 2016

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/notBjoern
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Romania really has problems with vampires.

August 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesTWils
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Would this be cloves of garlic or heads of garlic?

November 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/SahraLuke
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Pretty sure this would be considered two cloves of garlic, although you'd be more likely to hear "caţei de usturoi." Your question emphasizes a concern I have with this example, however: would one ever even say "I ate two garlics" in English OR Romanian? It doesn't sound right.

November 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/SebastianMolin

Agreed... I will see what I can do with this sentence.

November 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesTWils
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It certainly sounds odd in English. I have had heads of garlic roasted so they could be eaten, but even if one were just eating garlic, I think of it as being uncountable (a lot of garlic, rather than many garlics) without it being modified by either clove or head.

November 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/splittongue
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grrr... both ”heads” and ”cloves” should be accepted (”heads” is not, I just tried it) and it can be green (fresh) garlic too... kind of ❤❤❤❤❤❤ sentence in both Ro and En, something has to be done with it

January 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/IaraBD

Its a funny word.

January 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Michael_Tigu

I didn't know Shrek was Romanian

November 28, 2018
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