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

"Non si è mai saputo il perché."

April 17, 2013

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

And why is "It was never known why" incorrect?


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

I think it is because of determinative article "il" before perché. I can't give you a better explanation , maybe someone else will


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

Ok, thanks, I think I get it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/asa-tor

Surely "It was never known why" would be a more accurate translation though, right?


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

I don't this so. "the why" is pretty common in French (I'm French) and it's probably the exact same one here. I don't think madmcmurphy translation is wrong

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