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

"Yo incremento la comida."

December 23, 2012

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

I'm no native english speaker, can somebody explain to me in other words, what "I increase the food" means? Thank you

December 23, 2012

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

It doesn't really make any sense in English. Maybe it would be better to translate it as "I increase the amount of food"?

December 24, 2012

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

I wouldn't say it doesn't make sense, I can understand what they mean with the sentence, it's just not natural whatsoever. Neither in English nor in Spanish.

August 23, 2014

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

It needs "the amount" in the sentence. I increase the amount of food.

August 23, 2014

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

I'm not saying it doesn't, I'm saying that it is still understandable. Something that makes no sense is not understandable by any means. People around here tend to exaggerate things.

August 23, 2014

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

Oh, definitely understandable.

People around here tend to exaggerate things.

Ha ha, nearly every comment I see like that is from a native English speaker. I have no clue why.

August 24, 2014

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

It doesn't make any sense to a native English speaker. Duolingo should probably take a look at this and alter it or something...

January 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mohamad86

i increase the food has no meaning at all, Duolingo you should change this sentence in something understandable.

January 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/james.ray1

"Please keep this discussion about language issues only. To report any kind of problem or mistake, close this discussion and use the Report a Problem button."

January 8, 2013

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

obviously people prefer to report mistakes here. As a web developer myself, I think it's best to not fight the user. my two cents.

January 30, 2013

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

Even though I do think they pay attention to the forums, things tend to get fixed a lot faster when reported. I have a habit of doing both, though, reporting it and mentioning it in the forums so that either other people can be warned by my mistake or so that other people can tell me why my correction is not a good one. I find that posting in the forum is a great learning opportunity.

January 30, 2013

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

How would one "increase" food?

January 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/james.ray1

By miraculous means?

January 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GoranM
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does this mean, like grow or raise? like "I grow crops" or "I raise sheep"?

March 31, 2013
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