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"Je congèle la viande dans le réfrigérateur."

Translation:I freeze the meat in the freezer.

April 1, 2018

23 Comments


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

Not in the freezer?

April 1, 2018

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

The word "congélateur" is not available. So we have to push the button down to -40° C.

April 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RuthZ1..

Maybe this would be a good word to add next time you do a big update on the French course.

May 5, 2018

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

Sadly, we forgot it when we rewrote the tree a couple of months ago, and this new version has just been cleared for dispatching to more users in the coming weeks. Nobody knows if and when a new versioning initiative can be started by the course incubators.

May 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RuthZ1..

On dit houps ...

June 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jeanne448353

Sitesurf, In other words to move through the exercise one needs to give misinformation to satisfy Duo's miscoded protocol? Merci pour votre explication!

September 15, 2019

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

Congélateur? Not available? It is now, thank heavens, and thank you! Otherwise I probably would have frozen my fresh vegetables and they would have become mushy and cook to nothing but pablum.

April 30, 2018

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

For your information, just as "le réfrigérateur" is known as "le frigo", "le congélateur" can also be shortened to "le congélo".

May 8, 2018

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

Le frigo and le congélo sont les bons mots. Merci! You may not realize it Sitesurf, but with all the help you provide you could easily pass for a green owl. Perhaps your next Halloween costume?

May 9, 2018

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

I always imagine that the male voice we hear is what Sitesurf actually sounds like. :)

May 11, 2019

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

It does accept 'freezer' as the answer (from context one assumes)

May 9, 2018

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

Word choice only gives the option to translate "réfrigérateur" as "freezer".

July 24, 2018

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

This word tile example needs to be updated. Reported May 2019.

May 12, 2019

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

I do not know if it is the same in France, but in Scotland, every fridge has a freezing compartment

May 14, 2019

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

are réfrigérateur and congélateur really synonymous?

August 25, 2019

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

No, they are not. Please read the beginning of the thread.

August 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CP5p3

Sounds like refrigerator vs freezer. I suppose the former is included by the latter.

August 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daniel589120

I am glad they are using the same incorrect sentence unchanged in the new tree, it shows the level of care and consideration Duo has for its users!

April 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daniel589120

I have just tested out all 5 levels in the "new" Food 4 skill, and this stupid sentence has appeared in all 5 test outs!

April 12, 2019

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

So there was not the slightest chance you could fail, was there?

April 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daniel589120

Kept all my hearts to myself!

April 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CP5p3

The word in the hint is freezer while its's refrigerator here. The equivalent of réfrigérateur is refrigerator whereas a freezer can be either a refrigerator or a refrigerated compartment, cabinet or room for preserving food at very low temperatures. The semantic range of freezer is wider than refrigerator.

June 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wanda655505

Huh?

August 12, 2019
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