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"El gato cerró la puerta de la nevera."

Translation:The cat closed the fridge door.

2 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/andrasmt

the cat closed the door of the fridge Why is this not correct?

Their correct answer is: The cat closed the door to the fridge. I'm not a native speaker but it sounds strange to me

2 months ago

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"The cat closed the fridge door." would be the most natural way to say it in English. 'the door to the fridge' is the next best. 'the door of the fridge' sounds a little less natural than 'the door to the fridge' - HOWEVER, it is still grammatically correct and a native speaker might say it, so I think Duolingo should allow it.

2 months ago

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Isn't nevera freezer?

2 months ago

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"Freezer" is "congelador". There are lots of different terms for "refrigerator", depending on what country you're in, including "nevera". You can find some others in this thread: http://www.spanishdict.com/answers/245734/whats-is-the-difference-between-la-nevera-and-el-frigorifico

2 months ago

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Why "door to the fridge"?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zach227977

"of" the fridge.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Marie282520

Mexican animals are very domesticated. I am impressed with any bird that can clean a bedroom or a cow that can clean a farm. I did have a wonderful guard rabbit but cleaning was not part of his job description, I guess.

4 weeks ago

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Why is it that if you put the fridge door its wrong, but so is the door to the fridge. Both are acceptable english

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EmmaMitche89062

The door to the fridge should be accepted. Annoying.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EmmaMitche89062

So that it wouldn't end up inside it again.

4 weeks ago