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

"It is hers, not mine."

January 10, 2013

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

Why suo only, could the "it" be las sua .


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

agree.... i wrote "è la sua, non è la mia" like the example "è la sua mela, non è la mia"


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

precisely my thought


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

same question: why it has to be only "suo" and not "sua"? there's no way we can know the gender of the possessed thing without a context.


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

I put "lo è suo, non mio", maybe it was but i would still use it


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

So the match-up question:

What is wrong with "E il sua, non il mio" for "It is hers, not mine"?

What, do you default to the masculine even if all there is is a feminine pronoun?


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

It refers to the same object, so the gender must match. La sua/la mia or il suo/il mio.

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