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"La nourriture, la boisson"

March 28, 2013

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

I wrote "food, drink" because I'm under the impression that, like Spanish, definite articles are used with generic nouns. Is this really wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brg71

I did the same thing. It seems like sometimes you need to put "the" in the answer and sometimes you don't. I haven't figured out why yet.


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

you will know when there will be more context around it, for sure.


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

Out of context, it is difficult to be absolutely sure.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ulysses_2357

With nourriture, how is there a difference between 'dinner' and 'diet'?


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

dinner is "un dîner" diet is " un régime"


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

I wrote food, drink as well. I think either should be okay.


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

"the drinks" sounds more normal to me, even if it's not literal...

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