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"They have three younger brothers."

Translation:他们有三个弟弟。

November 19, 2017

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

她们有三个弟弟 was not accepted. I guess they can only have 3 little brothers when there's at least one guy in the group. reporting it


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

Probably a mistake, better report it!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kris852095

This translation is correct, and is probably more common as well, but the word "口" as a counter should also count (as 口 is a counter of family members and relatives, so it should be accepted as well). 他们有三口弟弟 should be accepted as well.


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

口 ia used for the family in general, but saying for example "I have 3 younger brothers" has to have 个. I did it that way (with 口) in class and my teacher said that it is not right.

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