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"Nosso cachorro não bebe leite."

Translation:Our dog does not drink milk.

March 28, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/malik498321

Why is it not "o nosso cachorro"


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

It's also right.


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

Anybody want to enlighten me about the difference between cao (I know the "a" should have a tilde, but I can't do it on this keyboard) and cachorro?


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

I think "cão" refers to any dog (the species). "cachorro" on the other hand is more specific, meaning a pet dog.


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

Everywhere except Brazil (i.e Portugal,Angola,mozambique,cabo verde,macao,timor leste etc) Cachorro is puppy not Dog. This is also the case in Galician and Spanish.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KTKee-EnglishEng

I gave puppy as an answer and was marked wrong. THANKS A BUNCH

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