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"Η βενζίνη είναι καύσιμο."

Translation:Gas is fuel.

January 15, 2017

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

Why not 'petrol is a fuel'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995
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Added! Thanks for the report.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/barry705771

whilst gas is fuel in America we use petrol in UK but some could say 'diesel' is fuel dependant on their familarity


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

Gasoline in the US is the same thing as petrok in the UK. But diesel is different (do not put diesel into your car if it runs on gasoline/petrol!). I do not know whether or not βενζίνη covers both types of fuel or if there is another word in Greek for diesel. Nevertheless, diesel, like gasoline/petrol is definitely a type of fuel.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/D_..
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Βενζίνη only refers to gas/petrol in Greece while diesel is either πετρέλαιο or ντίζελ. :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/uoLL8

Hey there is a sailor, among others, saying that "propellant" is also equal to fuel :-)

Duolingo is a large container :lol:

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