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"The scissors fall off the table."

Translation:Foarfeca cade de pe masă.

February 24, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lng52-._

Can you also say: "Foarfecele cad DIN masă"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/coto.i
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The prepositions ÎN / DIN have a sense of insideness.

The scissors can be ON the table top (PE masă), not INSIDE the table top (ÎN masă).

The scissors can be INSIDE a drawer (sertar), and they can fall through a hole in the drawer's bottom. Then we say "Foarfeca cade DIN sertar."

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