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"Nous achetons toujours du chocolat en Belgique."

Translation:We always buy chocolate in Belgium.

April 2, 2018


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I got marked wrong for, "we always buy Belgium chocolate" :c

April 2, 2018


Yes. We buy Belgian chocolate is different from buying chocolate in Belgium. That would be: Nous achetons toujours du chocolat belge.

April 2, 2018


Then is "en" only "made of" and not "made in"? One would not care to eat chocolate made of Belgium, of course, even a little of Belgium.

April 4, 2018


Yes, "en" means in Belgium in this example. "En" goes before feminine countries or masculine countries beginning in a vowel: en France, en Inde, en Angleterre.
"Au" goes in front of masculine countries: au Maroc, au Canada, au Kenya.

And a masculine country beginning with a vowel: en Uruguay

April 4, 2018

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You could buy "Belgian chocolate" just about anywhere. The sentence refers to buying chocolate in Belgium.

June 12, 2018


How can you tell it's supposed to say "always buy chocolate"and not "still buy chocolate"

June 29, 2018


Du chocolat ET de la bière trappiste !

July 12, 2018


do you pronounce "achetons" ashoto or ashto ?

August 25, 2018


Achetons is typically pronounced "ash ton," though sometimes I've heard it pronounced "ash eh ton" with the "eh" barely enunciated.

If you are ever curious about how a word is pronounced, I recommend https://forvo.com/.

Here you can hear a variety of native speakers pronouncing "achetons".

August 26, 2018


I swear I hear an "r" sound in the male audio between "chocolat" and "en". Is this typical in speech?

March 23, 2019


Why would there be an "r" sound after "chocolat"? I can't see any good reason. You can therefore consider that the TTS was not very good.

March 24, 2019


We are buying chocolate in Belgium every day...please explain why such a translation if not acceptable?

June 24, 2019


Every day = tous les jours

Toujours = always

June 24, 2019
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