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Pranzo

If the dictionary says 'pranzo' is 'dinner' why is it wrong in Food Lesson 3 question 4?

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/BillofKempsey
BillofKempsey
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DL has it meaning "lunch".

Maybe it is a dialect thing? Where I grew up, the mid-day meal was dinner and the evening meal was tea or supper. Only posh people from the south of England had lunch. Where is your dictionary from?

4 years ago

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Interesting. I grew up in the middle of the US, and we had dinner on special occasions, such as Christmas or someone's birthday. Otherwise we had breakfast, lunch, supper and snacks. Yes, it definitely is a dialect thing, most "What is your dialect" tests online include this as one of the questions, because it is such a strong marker.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TonyButler1

Thanks for the clarification. My dictionary is Collins. I should have known 'cena'!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cantchooseaname

'Pranzo' is indeed lunch. Dinner would be 'Cena'.

4 years ago