"Jsou oba Žofiini psi malí?"

Translation:Are both of Žofie's dogs small?

2/13/2019, 11:11:29 AM

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"Are Žofie's both dogs small?" - incorrect English?

2/13/2019, 11:11:29 AM

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Yes, incorrect.

2/13/2019, 1:38:41 PM

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Ok. But why?

2/14/2019, 11:01:52 AM

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"Both OF..." and just "both..." are accepted. The possessive should not come before "both." You can also say, "Žofie's BOTH a mother and a teacher," but that's a different construction, where "Žofie's" is a contraction for "Žofie is."

2/14/2019, 5:20:18 PM

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I got it. Thanks a lot!

2/14/2019, 8:39:27 PM
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