"Dove mettete il sale?"

Translation:Where do you put the salt?

June 14, 2013



you all should be accepted, I was taught that voi is normally used as you all

June 20, 2013


I would report it if you got "you all" wrong. We do use "you all" or "you guys" when talking to a group so that the people you are speaking to don't all say "Who? me? or him/her? Oh.. I didn't know if you meant all of us or just me/him/her/them" :)

December 31, 2013


Duo uses "you all" or "you guys" to distinguish singular from plural 'you'. It is not meant to be translated and both are colloquial or regional expression not for general use. Actually, "you guys" is rather old fashioned, slang goes out of style like clothes.

January 20, 2014


'you guys' is still used plenty.

March 22, 2015


i use "you guys" all the time!

February 14, 2016


'cept I always spelled it ya'll and sometimes see it as yall

April 18, 2016


I thought the correct spelling was y'all as in you+all

May 6, 2017


why is "did" wrong?

June 14, 2013


Because this sentence is in present. "mettete" is 2nd person plural of the verb "mettere". it would be "did" if it were: "Dove avete messo il sale"

June 14, 2013


it's a common impulse, isn't it? "where did you put X?"

January 25, 2014


Thanks Dino

May 2, 2017


I concur. "Where do you put the salt?" is not really a sensible sentence of English, unless you're enquiring about where they keep the salt, in which case you would use 'keep' almost exclusively.

March 3, 2014


In many languages it is correct.... im a Hebrew speaker, and in hebrew it make a perfect sense. Sentence structure is different from language to language

September 13, 2014


True, I put the salt on my food, and "keep" it in the pantry. Besides the dictionary says "keep" is a valid option.

June 2, 2018


Because if we wanted to express a past action, we would use the passatto prossimo. I know we think of "did" as a current even, but remember that do is the present tense of "did."

February 12, 2014


"Did" is wrong because we are on present tense not past.

September 29, 2014


Maybe it depends on where you are from. In my family we would ask where to put the salt if were putting it where it belongs.

September 3, 2014


I agree. If i am putting the salt back, i would ask where do you put the salt. If i were looking for the salt i would ask where you keep it.

December 31, 2014


Mettete. I do not get this verb. I wish Duolingo would just teach irregular verbs in single lesson units.

March 31, 2015


Mettete is second person PLURAL of the REGULAR verb mettere

February 29, 2016


Could it be Where do you keep the salt? ? (which makes a little more sense than where do you put in this case

March 17, 2014


"Where do you keep the salt?" is Dove tenete il sale?"

April 14, 2014


how would it be "where did you put the salt?"?

March 22, 2015


In Kentucky we say y'all and it is accepted on Duo

June 28, 2016


Where I also put the sugar . . . So le donna doesn't take that too!

August 18, 2017


I said "Dove mettiti il sale"? I know this is wrong but don't know why it is mettete rather than mettiti. Am I missing something simple?

October 4, 2017


The speaker does not say the 'il' before 'sale'. Is this correct?

October 10, 2017


Cant this be "Where did you put the salt?"

October 19, 2017


My tears are full of them.

March 16, 2019
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