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Doubt about temperature



mari_18cf
Brazil

Doubt about temperature
 
Is it ok to say:
 
"I got -17ºC in Vermont."
 
or
 
"I caught -17ºC in Vermont"

Does it sound ok? If not, how could it be expressed?
 
Thanks in advance. 

7 Jun 2019      



redcamarocruiser
United States

I would say, "It was -17 degrees Celcius in Vermont."
 
In some contexts one could say, "I got -17 degrees," for example as the answer to a test question in science. 
 
Caught does not work. 

7 Jun 2019     



mari_18cf
Brazil

Thanks. 

7 Jun 2019     



aperkins4
United States

If you are talking with a friend from another part of the world, you might say, “I had -17ºC in Vermont,” in response to “What temperature did you have?”

11 Jun 2019