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"Yes, the girl is eating the bread."

December 16, 2012

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hmm when do use "du"

December 16, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/Kyozaki

When you are referring to the food itself. It can mean "some". You wouldn't use it in this example as the question specifies "The bread". If it read "The girl is eating bread" or "the girl is eating some bread", you would use "du bread" for both cases. But as it says "the bread" you wouldn't use it here, as "the" is "le" (in this case as bread is a masculine word.)

December 17, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/tomshc

thanks that explains a lot!

December 18, 2012
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