Actually it's noi facciamo colazione
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I think there are two different ways to express this, - and even if the idiomatic way is more common in both languages we should learn the difference.
mangiamo la colazione = we eat breakfast
facciamo colazione = we have breakfast
it's not the same "to eat" and "to make" :)
Actually, the correct idiomatic phrase is "fare colazione".
Just to clarify: That's the infinitive form; the specific translation of this phrase is "Facciamo colazione" or "Facciamo il colazione".
what is the difference between facciamo and mangiamo?
Facciamo colazione = we are having breakfast
Mangiamo la colazione = we eat breakfast
Italians prefer the first one though.
That is helpful
Good to know. Thank you for explaining. Have a lingot
"Facciamo il colazione" is wrong first of all because "colazione" is feminine and also because nobody says "facciamo la colazione", it would mean that you are preparing it not eating it.
Oops, good catch.
Actually it's we have breakfast :)
Yeap that s right
why does it say "We eat the breakfast' instead of "We eat breakfast "????????????
"We eat the breakfast" is like saying "we eat the eggs and bread and other food that makes up the meal".
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Why no -We have breakfast?
And it didn't accept 'You are having breakfast', by corrected me to say 'You are eating breakfast', povera lingua inglese ed italiana, dove siete??? :(
Tecicamente ha fatto bene a correggerti, anche se di fatto la frase proposta non la usa nessuno in italiano e sarebbe più opportuno un "Noi facciamo colazione".
In Rome, I learned it as "prima colazione". It should have been accepted.
colazione means "breakfast" or "lunch" or both??
I think it is important to clear this up. Is it mangiare or fare? Mangiamo la colazione doesn't sound natural, I don't think it's what an italian would say, or is it?
Mangiare is only used with actual food, while fare is used with things like breakfast, lunch, dinner, etc...
it's fare colazione for sure.
Duolingo says that colazione translate for "lunch" too, is it correct?
No, it's wrong. Colazione is only breakfast.
the english answer is we have breakfast, not we eat breakfast
why is "we have breakfast" wrong?
...and it's ice cream
It is better to say we eat breakfast
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I have listened to this over and over and I swear it says "LUI mangiamo," at normal speed. I KNOW that's not correct, but that's what I hear. A slow speed I hear "Noi mangiamo," which is correct.