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"I would like a can of soda."

Translation:Je voudrais une canette de soda.

April 13, 2020

5 Comments


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

When I lived in France, a can of soda or food was called a "boite." This translation is not currently accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jojo553168

In France we usually tend to say une boîte (de conserve) mostly for canned food, and not often for drinks.


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

And we don't use "soda" either but the variety or brand: une canette de thé glacé / de Nestea.


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

If "boite" is considered incorrect why is it included within the list of clues? This can be very misleading!


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

We use "boîte" for cans of food and "canettes" for cans of drinks.

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