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"Un serpente nel giornale"

December 21, 2012

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

shouldn't there be a verb as in 'e' (+accent) in this sentence? Or is it OK to construct a sentence like this?


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

I don't think this really counts as a full sentence. It's just a fragment that could be used in a sentence


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

Sound's like something by Agatha Christie :)


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

imagine sitting down with a cup of coffee and a bagel and opening to the sports section and discovering this


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gerry11111

Can giornale NOT be used to describe a periodical like a magazine?


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

'giornale' is normally only used for a (daily) newspaper as the word 'giorno' (day) indicates. For a periodical you can use 'la rivista' or 'il periodico'.


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

Just as you might describe someone as "a snake in the grass"?


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

Or "a snake (mentioned) in the newspaper".


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

So, why is it that "on" and "in" have been used interchangeably in the past, but it doesn't consider "a snake on the newspaper" as a valid answer for this question?

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