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"Ho già una busta."

Translation:I already have an envelope.

March 9, 2013

20 Comments


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

So with "envelope, folder and bag" all being options for the English translation of "busta". What do the Italians usually mean when they use the word please?


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

It's just an envelope! Hmm where letters are put in.


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

If you go to a supermarket they will ask you if you want a "busta" which means a bag for your groceries.


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

Are you sure they aren't saying "borse" but with an accent? That was my experience a Firenze.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gregers212

the fast version sounds exactly like: Oggi ho una busta


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

It's bad, but it doesn't sound as you say. :P


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

it sounds like ogga una busta :D


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

I agree. The fast version is "Oggi ho una busta" and is different from the slow version.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LlamaNation01

Finally, a sentence that Italians might use on a daily basis. No more tigers drinking milk in zoos!


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

"I already have a folder" what's wrong? Thx


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

why is this formulation acceptable but "I already have children," a widely reported response to an analogous Italian phrase, is considered wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bill98991

Also, tea comes in "una busta" not in "una borsa" according to my Italian professoressa. " Ho una busta di tè." I have a tea bag.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CarolHorto1

My correct answer has been marked as incorrect twice.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CarolHorto1

Am I alone in this?


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

my experience with DL is that if enough people write in over a long enough time, they will accept a correct answer that they have deemed irregular/incorrect. Keep the faith!


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

If they use REPORT it may. Comments are for discussion, not for requesting corrections


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

The slow version definitely says un busta, not una


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dennis264156

"false positive": ha gia was marked correct . . .


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

"oggi ha una busta". I'm still developing the sense of hearing the sounds and translating it to the correct idea.

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