"My grandfather was an athlete fifty years ago."

Translation:Mon grand-père était athlète il y a cinquante ans.

April 18, 2018

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/fierymac

Why is there no "un" before athlete?

April 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/georgeoftruth

Professions do not need an article unless further qualified by an adjective.

  • Mon grand-père était athlète.
  • Mon grand-père était un bon athlète.
April 18, 2018
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