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"Một người ăn chay không ăn thịt trứng."

Translation:A vegetarian does not eat meat and eggs.

December 30, 2016

8 Comments


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

A vegetarian eats eggs though ^^ A Vegan doesn't.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ayilmaz83

Depends where you are. Vegetarians in India do not eat eggs, so maybe this is a cultural lesson?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dan553966

In English "meat and eggs" sounds like a combination platter. "Doesn't eat meat OR eggs" or "eats neither meat nor eggs" would be more like it in English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YannC.NOVE

Shouldn't "A vegetarian doesn't eat meat nor eggs" be accepted?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/martin.bla3

A vegetarian eats eggs but no meat.


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

"a vegetarian doesn't eat meat or eggs" should be accepted


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Duc533825

The English translation should read "A vegetarian does not eat meat nor eggs." While technically correct, the message is much clearer with "nor" rather than "and."

For example, in this scenario, a vegetarian does not eat meat and eggs. But what about meat and cheese? The condition "and" implies that the vegetarian might eat meat with other products.

The message you wanted to convey was that the vegetarian eats neither meat nor eggs.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wenny678

Do vegetarians really not eat eggs?

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