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Ses in French

When I was taking a lesson, I had already knew what son, ses, and sa meant. They means his/her. This depends on the gender of the object you are talking about. When I was doing a question, it said to translate "je comprends ses enfants." I translated to "I understand his children." it counted this as wrong. It said it was supposed to be "I understand her children." Is there something I am missing, or is this just a mistake?

February 26, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/hroes
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It's a mistake, your answer is correct as well. Report it.

February 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/XChromeSanX

You're right, SES without a particular noun or pronoun context can mean his or her.

February 26, 2018
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