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When do we use machine and when for automobile? The mean the same?

How and when do we use machinna or automobile?

June 4, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pietro.F

Macchina means machine, and is commonly used to refer to a car.
Automobile is perhaps slightly more formal / less colloquial

Both should be accepted by Duolingo

June 4, 2019

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

Yes, they are.
And Duolingo should also accept auto (invariable).

June 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pietro.F

Ecco! Questo potrebbe risparmiarmi dei secondi preziosi. Grazie Civis

June 4, 2019
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