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"Il y a plusieurs catégories d'animaux."

Translation:There are several categories of animals.

March 1, 2013

8 Comments


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

'categories of animal' should be accepted.


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

Multiple doesn't work here, why not?


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

there are several animal categories.

shouldn't this be accepted as well?


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

Yes it should as should categories of animal


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

I agree, 'categories of animal' is good. Not convinced by 'animal categories,' though... sounds slightly awkward.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tgray1961

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
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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

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