"Their animals are eating."

Translation:Leurs animaux mangent.

August 24, 2017



Is there a liason between leurs and animaux?

August 24, 2017


Yes. More information here on mandatory and forbidden liaisons: https://www.lepointdufle.net/ressources_fle/liaisons_obligatoires_liaisons_interdites.htm

August 24, 2017


What's the difference between ses and leurs?

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In this case, leurs is used because there are multiple owners. It is not the animals of one person, but two people.

  • One person: Ses animaux sont à la maison. = His animals are home.
  • Two people: Leurs animaux sont à la maison = Their animals are home.

Another example (pay attention to leur vs leurs): Tes amis vont apporter leur jeu d'échec et leurs cartes? = Your friends are going to bring their chess and their cards?

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'Leurs animaux sont en train de manger' was marked wrong. Is there a problem with that translation?

February 21, 2018


"Les animaux sont en train de manger" is now accepted. Thanks!

February 21, 2018
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