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"The children eat the sugar."

January 23, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zom-B

Remembering what's masculine and what's feminine is becoming hilariously complicated.. there must be a trick to help spot which is which..?


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

Is it wrong to translate " the children " into "les garcons"???


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

In this case I think so because it is not mentioned that the children are boys. Les garçons (masculine) = The boys.


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

i put l'enfants and it was wrong. i thought the l' rule overrides all the other le/la/les rules?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Muzorewi1984

No. The rule is le and la contract. Les does not contract, hence the title of the famous film is: au revoir les enfants


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

what tricks are you using to remember when to use mangent and mangeons? I can't ever seem to remember.

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