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"I speak while I eat."

Translation:Io parlo mentre mangio.

March 11, 2013

24 Comments


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

You uneducated swine!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/M.A.T.E.K

LoL. I know, right? I hate it when people chew with their mouth open-no one wants to see or hear that! Talk AFTER you've properly chewed your food!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bianca531571

Right on! somebody with manners!


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

Duolingo you are confusing me! My mother told me not to...


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

my whole family told me not to lol


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ViolettaKa8

What is the difference between mentre and quando?


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

'mentre' is 'while' and 'quando' is 'when'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jocelyn.vi1

Why isn't finché in place of mentre right?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Avel367925

If I'm not mistaken, finché means until. So it wouldn't make sense :)


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

Watch out, we got a badass over here!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elena18

Could you say "Parlo mentre mangiare"? "I speak while eating"?


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

No.

"eating" would be translated as "mangiando", not "mangiare", but wouldn't work here.

"I spoke while I was eating" could be translated "Parlavo mentre stavo mangiando".

(With the present "Parlo mentre sto mangiando" doesn't make too much sense, I think.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Leslie168401

Why can't it be durante rather than mentre?


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

The nerve of this guy!


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

"Parlo quando mangio" was also accepted


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/solangefer236443

Could I write Parlo mentre mangio ????? Thanks


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

Yes, "io" is not necessary.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ulrike386625

Why is .....mentre sto mangiando false?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/michael582015

I put mentre, but it said i had spelt it wrong, why is that. Also a good idea, i think, would be when saying our spelling is wrong,is to tell us the correct spelling.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/valeriaSor484144

Why dont the DL Italian lessons have stories lile French, Spanish snd German do?


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

"Parlo mentre mangio" is accepted.

6 agosto 2020


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stevie216310

Who speaks while they eat?! That's bad table manners!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stevie216310

Who speaks while they eat?! That's called bad table manners!

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