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"Nous sommes les garçons."

January 29, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christine333

Why can't it be "nous sommes des garcons?"


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

"les" and "des" are different in meaning and usage.

"we are boys" = nous sommes DES garçons (indefinite article) "we are the boys" = nous sommes LES garçons (definite article)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/prince.merluza

Can you differentiate with the sound?

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