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"They are the first days of the year."

Translation:Son los primeros días del año.

April 17, 2018



Why is it primeros días, not días primeros?


Defining adjectives (such as numbers, first, second, these.....etc.) come before the noun.


When I submitted "ellos son los primeros días del año" as my answer, it was marked as incorrect. I'm fairly sure this is simply a missing translation in the system, and reported, but I just want to make sure—is there anything I'm missing here that would make including "ellos" a mistake?


In English we use "they" as a plural of "it" as well as of "he" and "she." ("It was a good day." "They were good days.") It doesn't work the same in Spanish -- "ellos" in this sentence would mean that there are people who are days.

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