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"Les armes sont en bronze."

Translation:The weapons are made of bronze.

April 28, 2018

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

It is perfectly valid to say in English that the "weapons are of bronze" the "made" being implied.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarilynMil14

weapons are also called arms.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ian116730

Why not the arms are made of bronze


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

Apparently because somebody might confuse a discussion about 3,000 year old grave goods (in an academic paper!) with a tale about a Marvel superhero or somesuch!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJ.Dennis

"The weapons are bronze" is now accepted. 19 June 2018.

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