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"Femeile sunt ale noastre."

Translation:The women are ours.

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/ceepulis
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Would this sentence give you weird looks if you would say this in an actual conversation?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brinkerl
brinkerl
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Very likely... Depending on the context, I'm guessing.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HaikGH

Honestly I don't see any context in which I would feel right while saying this sentence )) And it's not the only one, there are several sentences I have encountered here, that are "socially awkward" and almost no one in their right mid would construct such sentence :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brinkerl
brinkerl
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Oh, I agree that there are many phrases including this one which would be socially awkward, to say the least! :-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Schattenparker

Funnily, a similar sentence referring to men (e.g. during a soccer game or in a parlamentery discussion) would raise no eye brows. Is the stereotype in the example or in the eye of the beholder here? #feminism

1 year ago

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"The English men and the Romanian women won this year's football tournaments. 'The men are yours but the women are ours!', said Bogdan to Steve". A bit contrived, admittedly, but not socially unacceptable...

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nessargh

Maybe this is deliberately weird to help us remember it.

4 months ago