"Её любимое оружие — копьё."

Translation:Her favorite weapon is the spear.

December 5, 2015

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

Don't mess with the Duo gals seems to be the message here...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/john.newbe

Vera goes ape......


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

I love the History skill.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alf42

Mine too! lol ..jk.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/donkey-luke

I didn't know that Duo knows my wife...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexey387055

But why is "the spear" here? And is not "a spear"?


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

When you are talking about the kind of weapon one likes best to use, it is 'the spear'. When you are talking about what weapon in a collection of different weapons one likes best, e.g., estheticaly, it would be 'a spear'.


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

I never knew Vera was a gladiator.


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

I was looking for someone who would mention her, and I suceeded. Thank you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LeonardoMay5

Her favourite weapon is a pear.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LanaMack2

My favourite weapon is the debate


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

might be more useful than a sword. but not as stylish


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    Spears compare to swords like rifles compare to pistols. One on one the former is always going to beat the latter, but smaller weapons still have their niches.


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

    Is "Her favorite weapon is spear" wrong?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenCostell3

    Yes, in English "spear" is countable, so using it without an article in this sentence is incorrect.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/steven221162

    What is the difference between a lance and a spear? one is "correct, the other is not


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shady_arc
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    We accept spear/lance/javelin interchangeably.

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