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"Il y a cinq femmes et cinq hommes dans notre personnel."

Translation:There are five women and five men on our staff.

April 5, 2018

9 Comments


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

IN our staff, please


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarkHolden8

My complaint is that "....dans notre personnel" should be "in our staff" it might sound odd but it is a correct translation. If it is supposed to be "on our staff" then the french shouldn't be "dans". I accept that the French is "dans" so "in our staff" should be acceptable.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sisalbichon1

In this context, "among" should be accepted for 'dans.' It's actually more precise.


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

My UK spellchecker notoriously correct "on our staff" to "in our staff", so I guess there are some disagreement on the use of preposition here.


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

I'd usually say ”in our team” but that's not a direct translation. ”on our staff” might be better


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SMCG9

On our staff would be normal english


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Linda4406

On our staff - the correct English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RQZ.Sash

Is "nos personnels" acceptable?

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