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"Veuillez jeter vos papiers gras dans la poubelle."

Translation:Please throw your litter in the trash can.

April 16, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stanpa2

Or 'Please throw your rubbish in the bin' is more typical in the UK.

April 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
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Of course, that answer is accepted.

June 1, 2018

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

Or "Please throw you waste papers in the dustbin" ?

February 14, 2019

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

Is "papiers gras" restricted to paper goods, or does the phrase include all forms of litter or rubbish. So, for example, does it include kitchen waste? Discarded beer bottles? Thank you in advance for the clarification.

April 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
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From the look of it, "papiers" suggests paper-based trash, but it could be any kind of litter which is the general translation of "papiers gras".

June 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/amandamccarthy63

Why veuillez for please? Why not s'il vous plait? Is it more of an order?

June 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IsabelleIz4

Why does DL not accept "dustbin"? That's what we would say in England. We would never say "trash can".

July 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gordon964264

"bin" in accepted

August 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mng22

Duo would not accept "garbage", preferring "trash".

June 27, 2018

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

"Please throw your waste papers in the trash can" - that's how they say in English here where I live. Please fix.

July 29, 2018

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

Into the bin should be accepted

November 25, 2018

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

Sorry I dictated this so it came out wrong. I meant to say how would you say, greasy papers.

December 22, 2018

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

"Poubelle" translates directly as "dustbin" in English

February 14, 2019
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