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

"Fanno cibo di mattina, pomeriggio e sera."

March 22, 2013

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

Is this a commonly used phrase like we would use "morning, noon and night" in English?


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

Di mattina - doesn't it mean 'of morning' and in english this could also be 'for morning'


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

Di mattina does literally translate to "of morning", but especially in this case, think of it just as "in the morning". To say that they make food "for the morning" would be Fanno/Preparano cibo per la mattina...per domattina...


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

Could this also be "They make breakfast, lunch, and dinner"? I didn't try it, but it seems like it might make sense. As in cibo di mattina is another way to say colazione.

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