In this same lesson, I have seen DL translate Los politicos to "politicians". Now, it is only accepting "The politicians". Is this report worthy?
I second this question. Also, Usagiboy, do you know if you would call a female politician "un político." Does "la política" exist in Spanish?
I am seeing "Politicas" when I Google "Spanish word for female politician http://www.123teachme.com/spanish_word_for/female They are also both female politicians. Son también dos mujeres políticas. So, I am going to guess that yes, politica is used to indicate a female politician, at least for some Spanish speakers.
However, La politica also seems to be the Spanish word for Politics in general. http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pol%C3%ADtica
Does "las políticas" exist for only female politicians? Or would you call, say, three female politicians "los políticos", too?
"las políticas" is correct. i'm sure you've figured that out by now... : ) estamos aprendiendo los lenguajes mismos. rad. : ) syd-of-nee... hmmm... any relation to the knights who say nee?
El político = male politician Los políticos = male politicians + politics La política = female politician + the policy ( eg . the policy of the company is ... ) Las políticas = female politians Am i correct ? If not , please correct me . Gracias .
I tried "the politicos", but was not accepted. However, "the politicos" is standard English, and refers to "the politicians. I reported it.
See this dictionary reference: https://www.wordreference.com/definition/politico and this: https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/politico_1