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"We have demonstrated that the answer is no."

Translation:Noi abbiamo dimostrato che la risposta è no.

June 14, 2013



Why is my answer marked incorrect when, apart from not using noi, it is exactly the same as above


its done the same to me, but i think maybe they want to imply that its a strong statement and therefore should use the pronoun for emphasis. otherwise, its a mystery


In an earlier question abbiamo dimostrato was wrong, solution was siamo dimostrati; I am confused - please explain!!


me too ! the same thing happened to me


All the answers are wrong


Now I've only recently learned the subjunctive, so I may be mistaken, but I thought that if the subject before 'che' is different from the subject after 'che,' then you would use the subjunctive form of the verb for the subordinate clause. So why is it "che la risposte è no" instead of "che la risposta SIA no?"


I was wondering the same thing.


Even though it looks like many subjunctive statements (follows "che"), I believe it is not subjunctive because of how subjunctive is defined. From the "Subjunctive Present" notes:

"The subjunctive is a grammatical mood used to express doubt, emotion, wishes, orders, or opinions. In other words, it doesn't refer to facts or actual events, but to feelings or situations that are uncertain or simply not yet verifiable."

Because it "has been demonstrated", the "answer being no" is a fact and does not use the subjunctive mood.


Can anyone explain why "dimostrato" is correct compared with my answer of "dimostrati". From other words in this sections I assumed the ending related to the nature of the person showing; i.e multiple people would make the ending "i". The other way I would consider is that demonstrate would then be focused on "la risposta" which would mean the ending would be "a".

Very confused with this section and sure it will take time to sink in. Thanks for any help in advance.

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The past participle agrees with the subject when the auxiliary is essere or venire, e.g. "la formula è stata dimostrata" or "la formula viene dimostrata"; when the auxiliary is avere it's almost always in the singular male flexion, with the notable exception of clitics, that can have the verb agree with them, e.g. "lei ha dimostrato la formula" but "lei l'ha dimostrata" (the participle agrees with "la").


Why is "abbiamo dimostrato che la risposta è di no" marked wrong???


why not sia instead of e'?


I wrote "Noi dimostrammo che la risposta e no" and it was correct. This section is the hardest one so far. I have repeated it no fewer than 50 times and rarely get through it.


Both "Noi Abbiamo.." and "Abbiamo.." phrases are appearing to be incorrect ? Some sort of fault with the app? Anyone else having this problem


I used "mostrare" instead of "dimonstrare" and was cut down. What is wrong with: "Abbiamo mostrato che la risposta è no." ?


me too. I only hear 'mostrare' in Italy, it should at least be 'an alternative answer'


I agree. Mostrato = dimostrato. Reported 26 Feb. , 2021


Would "Abbiamo dimostrato che la risposta è di no" also be correct? In other lessons, I've seen "di" used for saying yes/no. When do you use di in this case?


Noi abbiamo dimostrato che la risposta è no....this is what I have answered yet the app keeps telling me I'm incorrect!


I've got the same problem


Whatever answer I choose it says "wrong" - there is something wrong with the app. Got stuck at that level . What can I do?


None of the answers are considered correct and it will not allow me past this question


I should get credit. The 'not' is not obbligatory, is it?


There's something wrong here. I keep writing in exactly what is listed as correct and it says I'm wrong.

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