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"She is next to her younger sister."

Translation:她在她的妹妹的旁边。

November 18, 2017

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

她在妹妹的旁边


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

Accepted in November 2019


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/StephanieB87596

That was marked wrong for me when i used it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ParisTorre2

Are you allowed to put multiple "de"s in a row like this?


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

Typically you would omit the first 的 to say: 她在她妹妹的旁边。


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

It seems the general concensus is to drop the first 的 like this for close relatives or people in Chinese. Ie, 我妈妈,我女朋友 but 我的鞋子 (my mother, girlfriend and shoes respectively)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joey79010

Typically 的 is a possessive particle so like 他的苹果 or 她的妹妹

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