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"Tu as ton appareil photo ?"

Translation:Do you have your camera?

May 13, 2020

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

I wrote: "Do you have your photo camera".. and it was marked incorrect. Anybody any idea why?


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

A camera can be used to take either still photographs or video, a video camera is specifically for taking video. A camera is never called a "photo camera", however you might ask "Do you have your SLR?" to be specific about the type of camera in use if you know it.


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

Same here.. camera could be either photo or video. To be specific I wrote photo camera


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

You'd think, after 150 years, the French would have come with a handier way of saying "camera" than "photo apparatus."


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

Apparatus might me tje google translate translation but that is not true!


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

The word "ton" is inaudible: "l'appareil photo" should be acceptable


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sammybucca96

Why isn't it l'appareil photo?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/O.o.chris.o.O

I thought he said, "tu attends l'appareil photo?" - Are you waiting for the camera.


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

Do people in France actual say "appareil photo?" I went to a French school in Canada and I've never heard this before.

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