"Il y a plusieurs catégories d'animaux."

Translation:There are several categories of animals.

3/1/2013, 7:22:02 AM

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https://www.duolingo.com/davout

'categories of animal' should be accepted.

8/25/2014, 9:34:12 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/phillinj
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Multiple doesn't work here, why not?

1/23/2014, 7:48:29 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/n6zs
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https://www.duolingo.com/r.o.c.

there are several animal categories.

shouldn't this be accepted as well?

3/1/2013, 7:22:02 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/ronjudd
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Yes it should as should categories of animal

4/13/2013, 9:38:46 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/cjlatham
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I agree, 'categories of animal' is good. Not convinced by 'animal categories,' though... sounds slightly awkward.

8/2/2013, 11:12:18 PM

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I want to say "there are several classes of animals," as a biologist, but I know that wouldn't be a direct translation.

11/22/2013, 4:00:43 PM

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Au contraire, mon amie ! Il est préférable. "La catégorie" signifie aussi "category, class, type". http://www.larousse.com/en/dictionaries/french-english/cat%C3%A9gorie/13616

3/8/2014, 1:11:19 AM
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