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"The ones I want are red and gold."

Translation:Celles que je veux sont rouges et dorées.

June 21, 2020

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

Why can this not be "ceux que je veux sont rouge et dorés"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JennyRusse1

Rouges not rouge.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SimonPowel9

I am totally lost as to when to use celles and when celles-ci. Is there a simpletons guide? In English they appear to both be translated exactly the same, and my grammar ability just doesn't suffice to appreciate why one is used not the other, so I just guess and generally get it wrong. Help!


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

« celles-ci » is better translated as "these ones" whereas « celles » = "the ones"; for completeness: « celles-là » = "those ones"! :)

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