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Mix up with singular and plural answers

The French/English answers are backwards:the singular translation is listed as the plural answer and vice-versa. "The grapes are red" shows "Le raisin est rouge.", and "The grape is red." shows the plural answer.

July 16, 2017



I have posted answers to your previous post on the same topic: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/23560099.

It was possible to edit your first post, or to add some details in the comments. It was not necessary to start a new discussion.


In short: 'grape' does not mean 'raisin'. It is more subtle than that. It means 'grain de raisin'. So, most of the time 'raisin' (singular) will be translated into 'grapes' (plural).

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