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

"It is ours, not yours."

May 25, 2013

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

I've tried to translate "it" with "esso" as suggested by Duo, but it was marked wrong. Is it ?

If it is, which are the cases where we can use "esso" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/f.formica
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I think it should have been accepted, but keep in mind that in speech and informal writing esso/essa/essi are almost never used. Whenever possible, it's best to omit them.


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

Ok, thanks for the answer.


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

How come "È il nostro, non la vostra" is good? Why nostro is masculine and then vostra is feminine?


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

se scrivo: "E' nostro, non tuo" non cambia assolutamente nulla. E' chi traduce che decice se "ours" è "nostro, nostra, nostre, nostri" e se "yours" è "tua, tuo, tuoi, suo sua o suoi". Ecco perchè i computer sono, rimangono e non possono essere altro che macchine: non ragionano.

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