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Romanian translation: cutie cu chibrituri

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English term or phrase:a box of matches
Romanian translation:cutie cu chibrituri
Entered by: Cristiana Coblis
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15:25 Oct 29, 2007
English to Romanian translations [PRO]
Other / everyday objects
English term or phrase: a box of matches
Hi,

I believe that “a matchbox” (i.e. a box made for the purpose of containing matches, whether full or empty) = o cutie de chibrituri.

So, how do you say “a box of matches”, please? I.e. a box full of matches.

All the best,

Simon
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:20
cutie cu chibrituri
Explanation:
The preposition "cu" would imply that there are matches in the box.
HTH
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Cristiana Coblis
Romania
Local time: 08:20
Grading comment
many thanks excellent
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +8cutie cu chibrituri
Cristiana Coblis


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
cutie cu chibrituri


Explanation:
The preposition "cu" would imply that there are matches in the box.
HTH

Cristiana Coblis
Romania
Local time: 08:20
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Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
many thanks excellent

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Maria Diaconu
4 mins
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agree  Cristina Moldovan do Amaral
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agree  MMFORREST
19 mins
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agree  Alexandru Molla: sau cutie de chibrituri ;) a propos, teoria chibritului cum o fi ? O sa postez pe proz si la context o sa scriu "Just curious!" :)
26 mins
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agree  Bogdan Burghelea
1 hr
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agree  Cristian Brinza
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agree  Vasile BOLOGA
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agree  RODICA CIOBANU
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