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"Le lion n'a pas fermé sa cage à clé !"

Translation:The lion didn't lock his cage!

July 23, 2020

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JonathanSk689393

Not a French question but an English question: shouldn't "the lion didn't lock its cage" be accepted? For those of us who are not sentimental about animals?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sally810296

I agree with you. Did you report that it should be accepted?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JonathanSk689393

I think I did. I definitely reported that its should be accepted in one of the exercises with the lion in this lesson.


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

I find myself strangely unconcerned about the gender of the lion. Thus I tried "its" and that is still rejected Feb 2021 . . . Reported


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

Not it's (short for it is), but its. But, they don't accept its either!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/c5nest

"...its cage." Still NOT accepted August 2021. Reported.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hen71

What an irresponsible lion. Someone could get hurt!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dave962976

Certainly a sentence I'll need next time I go to Paris!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gord543537

Female lions lives matter!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/carolynn357728

So we COULD take it FROM the zoo like we did the tiger.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris445320

Its cage is also correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoyceGee1

I put close his cage with a key, which was not accepted.


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

And quite right too. If you said "close with a key" to me in English I would have no idea what you were on about. English always uses "locked" for this concept.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nathan173901

fermer - to close

fermer à clé - to lock (literally "to close with key")


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lee_with_2_Es

We get it, you posted the comment three times.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoyceGee1

I put close his cage with a key, which was not accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoyceGee1

I put close his cage with a key, which was not accepted.

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