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" est la clé du placard ?"

Translation:Where is the key to the closet?

March 28, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jered78

I suggest that "Where is the closet key?" should be accepted.


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

What is the difference between placard and armoire?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
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"Un placard" may be either a cupboard or a closet. These terms are applied quite differently in different regions of the English-speaking world. "Un armoire" may be a piece of furniture in which one hangs clothes, variously called a closet, a wardrobe, or simply an armoire. Take a look here:


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

Sounds like armario in spanish


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrianC512805

My cupboard was rejected - should be accepted


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

Bonjour n6zs, on dit une armoire.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SusanAhern781019

I translated placard as "cabinet." I don't know anyone who uses the word "cupboard" anymore, at least in my part of the world.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BillGordon1

Commonly used in UK English!


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

And American English (at least in my region)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrianC512805

My use of cupboard was REJECTED, although is common in English use


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/disc33

Where is the cabinet key should be accepted.


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

So why did you simply not say. ' au placard' ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cecilia203378

Why not key of the closet.. isn't du of the


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maxidou1

Why is to and not of the closet?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RebeccaLan1

Why not wardrobe? We don't use closet here at all....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cricri811231

where is the key of the closet, is not a good english ?

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