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"старый лев"

Translation:the old lion

January 13, 2017

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

Non native speaker question here... Shouldnt "elderly" be used only with our species? Otherwise, would "old" be acceptable here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Theron126

"Old" is better. "Elderly" can be used with animals but it's certainly not nearly as common as with people.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FrancescoG735920

maybe the lion is a king


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

why was "an old lion" not accepted. What about this phrase indicates that it is definite not indefinite?


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

Report. It should be accepted

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