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"Lui non risponde più ad alcuna domanda."

February 6, 2013

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Is the singular use of 'domanda' correct here? Should it not be 'domande'?

February 6, 2013

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Yes; alcuna here means "not even one" and could just as well be "nessuna". Both are considered singular; if you were to use "alcune domande" making it plural, the meaning would change in "some questions", i.e. he won't answer some questions but might answer others.

February 6, 2013

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Not even one question - domanda - is singular, so why give the plural as correct

April 14, 2013
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