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"Ela é a dona da casa?"

Translation:Is she the owner of the house?

August 12, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Giosy90

I think "Is she the landlady?" would be a correct answer. If there's a single word in English to describe it, why require the whole word-to-word translation?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KTKee-EnglishEng

I thought dona da casa was housewife?


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

Why "Is she" is replaced by "She is" in english in this question ? Isn't "Is she" more correct ?! [I'm not english native]


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

Yes. In english question form, it is reverse. Is your friend? Does he play the guitar? Etc.


[deactivated user]

    According to Collins "dona de casa" = housewife


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jun-Dai

    "woman of the house", "landlady", and "landlord" seem like they should all be correct based on a bit of Googling.

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