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"I sindacati lo sanno."

Translation:The unions know it.

May 1, 2013

7 Comments


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

shouldn't this be "the unions" ?


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

Yes it should be. Just to clarify:

  • il sindaco = mayor / i sindaci = mayors
  • il sindacato = union / i sindacati = unions

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

Thanks, it caught me out


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

DL does not accept "The unions know". I think DL is wrong to reject it, when Italians say "I know" they say "Lo so" and it seems that construction would also be used in this phrase. Any comments?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cherub721

Agreed. DL always requires us to write "know IT" if lo is in the sentence.. Even if it sounds clunky in English.


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

What's wrong with know him?


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

Would that be "lo conoscono"?

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