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"My parents were going to the restaurant."

Translation:Mes parents allaient au restaurant.

April 27, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bee935127

Mes parents allaient au resto. - pas accepté, mais pourquoi?


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

Was wondering the same thing. Resto has been suggested for restaurant plenty of times.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fred.duo

"Mes parents allaient dans le restaurant." was NOT accepted. (Aptil 2020)

I guess that would require "... into the ... " in English.


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

Exactly. That would sound like they were entering the restaurant but for another reason than having a meal.


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

Then why is dans used for "we used to come to this restaurant often"

(It gave "Nous venions souvent dans ce restaurant")

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