"The Earth is round like a soccer ball."

Translation:La Terre est ronde comme un ballon de football.

June 26, 2020

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

why not 'la terre est ronde comme un football'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nathan173901

Because in French le football pertains to the game only, not to the object used in it.


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

Also accepted: ....ballon de foot.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vic3141

But this is wrong: La terre est ronde comme un ballon


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mike904263

Like a football in fact

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