"Η καρέκλα είναι από πλαστικό."

Translation:The chair is made of plastic.

January 14, 2018

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Goren17

Why can't I just say "the chair is plastic"? It's perfectly normal in English

April 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Phil682961

This is a better translation, I would say. "made of plastic" has a markedness in English that isn't there in the Greek sentence.

June 22, 2018

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

the chair is plastic - η καρέκλα είναι πλαστική (adjective)

the chair is made of plastic - η καρέκλα είναι (φτιαγμένη/κατασκευασμένη) από πλαστικό

July 18, 2018

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

The hints suggest is plastic too

October 21, 2018
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