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"We wash our hands."

Translation:Nosotros nos lavamos las manos.

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Why isn't "Lavamos nuestros manos" also correct?

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It would have to be "lavamos nuestras manos" (mano, despite the "o" ending, is feminine). However, in Spanish we don't normally use the possessive with parts of the body, as it is understood from context whom we are talking about.

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