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"The plates and the cutlery are in the sink."

Translation:Les assiettes et les couverts sont dans l'évier.

April 18, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/stacy407443

What's the difference between les couverts and la coutellerie?

April 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/W-Ruggles-Wolfe

It looks like «la coutellerie» leans towards being a shop which sells «les couverts».

http://www.larousse.fr/dictionnaires/anglais-francais/cutlery/573759

http://www.larousse.fr/dictionnaires/francais-anglais/coutellerie/19905

(And thanks for introducing me to a new word!)

April 28, 2018

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

"Cutlery" is unnatural in American English. You would say "silverware," even though our knives, forks, and spoons are rarely made of silver.

January 20, 2019

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

Maybe that's the reason why it's called 'tableware'. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/french-english/couvert

April 2, 2019

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

Except that it's not called "tableware," not, as Larry said, in America, where it's commonly "silverware."

April 17, 2019

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

Assiettes are plates and should be accepted! 4/22/2019

April 22, 2019

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

My mistake, I put est instead of et. smh

April 22, 2019
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