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  5. "Lei stava facendo una zuppa."

"Lei stava facendo una zuppa."

Translation:She was making a soup.

July 20, 2013



"a soup" sounds strange to English ears. "some soup" would be more usual, I think.


In English we would not use "a soup" except in the context of a choice, e.g., she could make a soup or a salad or a dessert. Otherwise using the indefinite article is unnatural.

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