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"Han tar sig sin nya kostym."

Translation:He puts on his new suit.

March 29, 2015



why is it "sin nya kostym ", not "sin ny kostym"? i thought the form after posessive pronouns should be indefinite

March 29, 2015


After possessives, the adjective is always in the definite form. So it’s en ny kostym, but both den nya kostymen and min nya kostym, as well as mannens nya kostym.

March 29, 2015


hmm. i guess i confused it. tack för förklaringen!

March 29, 2015


What is the difference between har på sig and tar på sig???

September 1, 2018


Här på sig, you are currently wearing it Tar på sig, you are putting it on

September 6, 2018


So "... tar på sig sin.." means: "..puts on his/her"? Prima facie reads as "takes on his. Or am i missing something

August 6, 2018
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