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"Are these your glasses?"

Translation:Це твої окуляри?

December 28, 2015



In English, "glasses" may refer either to sight glasses or drinking glasses, and without context it's impossible to know. Чашки and окуляри could both be the right answer, but only the latter is accepted.


whey can't ці ваші окуляри work?


Oh no. Ці is these indeed, but only when it determines the noun itself. In this context, however, it's just like "is it your glasses?". When you can put "it" instead of "this/that/these/those", you use neutral це: Це мої окуляри — these are my glasses (== it is my glasses); Ці окуляри — мої — these glasses are mine.

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