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  5. "他们现在在食堂。"


Translation:They are in the cafeteria now.

March 22, 2018



Canteen is more popularly known as cafeteria in america


The tooltips for "食堂" should be updated to include the term "cafeteria". As an American English speaker, I've never heard the term "canteen" used for anything other than a traveler's container for alcohol or water.


We definitely call the school restaurant the cafeteria. Cafeteria is the only word that I have ever used to describe the eating place in an American school. Canteen or cantina definitely sounds like a place where you would enjoy adult beverages. :-)


食(べる) also means "to eat" in Cantonese and Japanese.

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