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"L'elefante beve acqua."

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February 9, 2013

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l'elefante beve l'acqua should be accepted

February 9, 2013

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It wouldn't ne so correct, because it would change the meaning of this sentence, since there is no article preceding "water".

February 11, 2013

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how that would change the meaning?

May 27, 2013

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That would make it "The elephant drinks THE water." rather than "The elephant drinks water."

However, it's worth noting that in Italian, they tend to put in definite articles a lot more often than we do in English, so, "l'acqua" in this case probably still can mean "water".

May 28, 2013

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I'm not sure it should have been accepted, but I got it wrong because that's what I thought it said! :/ Pronunciation does need some work.

March 18, 2013
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