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

"Where is the coffee shop?"

June 18, 2013

11 Comments


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

Wouldn't "Dov'è il caffè" translate to "where is the coffee"?


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

Well seeing that the Discussion Translation is: "Where is the bar?", we can assume that there might be a few mistakes with this question.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/viola04

Yes. "un bar" is a coffee shop.


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

...A bar is a coffee shop?


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

It is. Bars in Italy work more like restaurants than they do in America. If you were looking for a bar that only sells alcohol, then you'd ask for "un bar americano". Just to say.


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

so i guess bar should be read like "coffee bar"


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

Oh come on! This question has to be changed...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tango-alpha

Would caffetteria also be correct?


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

Duo didn't accept. that answer.. :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/luke.floyd24

what a stupid question and what a dumb way to lost the last heart on the last question :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/viola04

This isn't a stupid question. A "coffee shop" in Italian is "un bar." "Coffee" in Italian is "caffè." A "cafeteria" in Italian is "una mensa." These are all different words and you just need to learn them.

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