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"Cette région a du gaz."

Translation:This region has gas.

March 25, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TD56
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Consitancy would be nice - earlier , du ....... required “some”, this time “some” is rejected


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

The safest option to avoid frustration seems to be to leave out "some" unless the translation makes no sense at all without "some".


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

What is this referring to?


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

Natural gas, I'd imagine... http://dictionnaire.reverso.net/francais-anglais/gaz

Certainly not the "gases" in the "English" version in another spot.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kevin968039

The white house (that was just too irresistible).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnBeck10590

Maybe it's something in the local cuisine!


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

It's common in nether regions.


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

Des haricots, des haricots, le fruit magique.


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

i'm hearing two different pronunciations for the letter r in region: occasionally its the hard 'kh' sound but mostly its the softer 'gh' sound. could someone clarify what the right sound for r is when it starts a word and also when it doesn't. thank you


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BigWayne19

-------- it's a glottal stop, so it can be completely stopped by the back of the throat (farther back than my idea of a kh ) or slid over with a mere breath . . .

Big 11 jul 19


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

It's guttural in standard French, but it's not a glottal stop (as it's neither glottal nor a stop).

However, the French guttural R does have a range of realizations, and what amermaqbool is probably hearing is the difference between a voiced uvular fricative and an unvoiced uvular fricative.

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