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"Vuoi suonare il flauto o il violino?"

Translation:Do you want to play the flute or the violin?

September 9, 2013


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I had "Do you want to play the flute or violin," and it said it was wrong and should have been "...The flute or the violin." I think in English the use of the second determinative article is not requried so this correction is wrong.

September 9, 2013


Actually that's quite interesting. I don't know what the rules are as such but if I were asking a child which they wanted to start learning, I would naturally say 'the flute or the violin', both with articles. But if I were asking someone who played both instruments which part they wanted to play in a particular piece of music, I would naturally say 'flute or violin', both without articles. How strange.

July 8, 2014


The meaning of the sentence is the same with or without the second article, so its use is a matter of choice rather than right or wrong grammar.

November 2, 2013


"Would you like to play the flute or violin" was marked wrong. How would i say this in Italian, please?

November 27, 2018


Would you like to play the flute or violin?
1) Ti piacerebbe suonare il flauto o il violino?
2) Vorresti suonare il flauto o il violino?

April 8, 2019
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