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

"Je mange des crêpes au café."

December 23, 2012

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

Apparently "I am eating some coffee crepes" is correct as well. o.O


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/i-lumos

There are actually three correct translations: a) "I am eating some coffee crepes" b) "I am eating crepes with coffee" c) "I am eating crepes at the café"


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

But not "I am eating crepes with coffee at the cafe"


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

How to diffrentiate them 3?


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

why "at cafe" is wrong?


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

i am eating crepes with coffee..is it correct


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

There are actually three correct translations: a) "I am eating some coffee crepes" b) "I am eating crepes with coffee" c) "I am eating crepes at the café"


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

I actually responded: I eat coffee crepes and it was correct!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/uni-jing

why 'i am eating some crepes at café' is not correct?


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

In English a location must always be specified with 'a/an' or 'the'. In the same way you can't say you're making sandwiches in kitchen, you need to say 'in the kitchen'. I hope that helps.


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

thanks :) you helped me too


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

Rayos!!! Don´t accept the correct translation "coffee". I reported this problem.


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

Why does it have to be "the" and not at "a" cafe?


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

"au" is a contraction of "à" + "le." Therefore when talking about the place, "at the café" = "au café." There is no contraction for "à" + "un" therefore "at a café" = "à un café."

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