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

"Presso l'arancia ho una mela."

March 17, 2013

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

"near the orange THERE IS an apple"?

March 17, 2013

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

I would accept it.

We would never say "Presso l'arancia ho una mela", we would say "Vicino all'arancia ho una mela".

"Presso" is used for bigger things like buildings, shops, offices, apartments, et cetera.

http://www.wordreference.com/iten/presso If you check here, there is no "presso" with small objects in the examples.

March 17, 2013

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

Except "there is" is c'e', so we just have to assume the speaker is talking about an apple they have that is theirs, not just any old apple. Near the orange, I have an apple (that is mine).

April 6, 2013

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

It pronounces 'presso' as 'pEresso' in the slower version. Very difficult to clearly understand

May 13, 2013
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