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'Ropa' translates into 'Clothes' which is plural. Why is it then 'Mi Ropa' instead of 'Mis Ropa'?? I mean in general sense, we say 'Mi Manzana' and 'Mis Manzanas' don't we??

3 years ago

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Even if it translates to a plural in English, it's still a singular in Spanish - and you have to treat it as such. Always match the Spanish adjective to the Spanish word.

You can think of ropa as 'clothing' instead of 'clothes' if that helps. :)

3 years ago

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Gracias :)

3 years ago

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Another word that can screw us up: las vacaciones (en espanol, it is always used in the plural, but in English it is a singular word...)

3 years ago