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Marking possessive of plural nouns in English

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In the Genetive section, there are sentences like this one: Das ist das Haus meiner Gro├čeltern.

To translate that into more idiomatic English, one would write: That is my grandparents' house.

However, if you use the correct form of plural possessive for nouns that take an s to show plurality (grandparents'), it gets marked as being a typo and that one should write grandparents.

This is something the moderators need to fix.

November 13, 2017

2 Comments


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

This is something Duolingo developers need to fix -- it's not a part of the marking process that course moderators and contributors have power over.

November 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhLD72zzoZN

Did you try reporting it at that sentence?

November 13, 2017
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