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"Can I get a fork and a knife?"

Translation:フォークとナイフをください。

June 21, 2017

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alys.Winter

Is the order of knife and fork also annoying other people! :)


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

I say fork and knife. Fight me.


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

"Fork and knife" sounds close to "❤❤❤❤ a knife" when speaking a but too fast. (Worse especially with an Aussie accent)


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

'May i have' is more natural to me then is 'can i get'....which sounds like someone who lacks table manners.


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

Oh, I'm sorry for my rudeness. It's polite expression as 'May i have' asks your permission, right?


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

Yes. It was an older generation, I supose.. That included a portion of english class (or at home table manners) for speaking manners. 'Can I get' usually earned one a slap for being rude. Same with expressions of yes.., such as, 'yeah, okay, sure' etc. Words to remember were, 'May I', 'Please', and 'Thank you'. .. I got cuffed a fair bit. (And yet, i still find myself a lazy typer today. Go figure)


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

This should really say 'Can I get a fork and knife please'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shindy806385

I think i can use kudasaimasenka

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