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"Cartofii prăjiți fără sare nu sunt buni."

Translation:The French fries without salt are not good.

December 3, 2016

11 Comments


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

Why 'fried potatoes' are not considered correct here? It seems that not all the fried potatoes are french fries. However, other fried potatoes would probably be correctly named in Romanian as 'Cartofii prăjiți'. Isn't this true?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KevinSmith777042

As a native English speaker and cook I would say there are many forms of fried potatoes and we can say chips - usually deep fried chunky strips of potatoes, fried potatoes, - slices or chunks or any shape of potatoes shallow fried, perhaps yesterday's leftovers, Sauteed potatoes - dice like chunks shallow fried (though the word is really French and should have an acute accent on the first e or French fries - ask the french or Americans about these, they can also be called 'fries' in America or in MacDonalds. So yes, tatianandreeva, Duolingo should also accept fried potatoes.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rockyroo121

I agree with you we say chips not anerican french fries as most of the translated words seem to be related U S not Uk eg center not uk centre meter not metre which has a different meaning here,just to give a couple of examples


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nic496324

Chips (as in British English) should also be accepted ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarioAlfon801886

the fried potatoes are not good without salt (what is wrong with this answer? it is a perfect translation in English as well, in fact this will be a more common way to say it not Doulingos translation)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/patrickscu4

fried potatoes is the best, most idiomatic english answer


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/I92P2

what about ROASTED potatoes? this word wrong TOO???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Corry467713

It was not undrrstandeble


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

When Romanian people make a "cartofi prăjiți " they really do not think about French. Fried potato is the best option for this exercise.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeorgeZsid1

As an American this is the least Romanian sentence I've ever heard


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/j.p.haaleb

i used this: the potatoes cooked without salt are not good.... what is wrong with this translation? un cartov IS a potato not necessarily french fries.....too much amrican english , i wonder???

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