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"Le colonel a couvert ses hommes."

Translation:The colonel has covered his men.

January 2, 2013

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shadowcat56

When it says "le colonel" doesn't the "le" imply the colonel is a man? So "The colonel covered "her" men" would not be a correct answer.


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

it could be that the word colonel is always masculine while there can be female colonels, this is something that definitely happens in my language (spanish)


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

The men covered by the male colonel might have been someone else's men -- perhaps a female officer's.


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

I am not sure why "the colonel covered up for his men" is incorrect. "covered up for" is one of the word hints.

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