"Le colonel a de l'autorité."

Translation:The colonel has authority.

December 22, 2012

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/LexHarding

The answer "The colonel has the authority" should be accepted as well. For example, if I were a lower ranking officer making demands, I might be rebuked with "The colonel has the authority here, etc etc".

December 22, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf

No, because having "some authority" (de l'autorité) is not like having "the authority" (l'autorité).

December 22, 2012
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