"The boys are little now."
Translation:Chlapci jsou teď malí.
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It can by any if them. For differences see https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/27749621/So-many-different-ways-of-saying-things-hoch-kluk-chlapec
I wrote 'To kluci (I forgot to add 'jsou') jsou malí', so it would be marked wrong anyway but it was corrected as 'Chlapci jsou ťed malí'. 'The boys' is nominative (I hope that's the correct word) so I thought 'to' would be necessary as it identifies which boys. Without the 'to' it seems like a generalisation. I really appreciate this interaction/help.
You would need to use "ti", not "to". "To" would go with a singular neuter noun (such as "auto" or "dítě"), while "ti" goes with a plural masculine animate noun, suchs as "chlapci" or "muži".
"Ti chlapci..." would be accepted here, but the demonstrative pronoun "ti" is not necessary (or desired) if we know which boys we're talking about from the context.