"I cani sono dei ragazzi."

December 23, 2012


"The boys' dogs" makes the most sense.

January 1, 2013

That's what I had put as well.

January 3, 2013

me too!

January 7, 2013

me 3

February 21, 2013

That's what I wrote too. The correct response makes no sense.

February 7, 2013

"The dogs belong to the boys" should also be accepted as a correct translation, if it hasn't been accepted yet.

December 23, 2012

I agree; "the dogs are of the boys" makes no sense in English

December 25, 2012

They are the boys' dogs should be accepted as well...

January 4, 2013

I think so too.

January 8, 2013

The grammatical point is that "dogs" is the subject here. "Boys'" is a remote possessive. Your translation is a completely different sentence, grammatically.

February 8, 2013

plz check this overview from provided by someone else in a discussion on duolingo

{italian partitive articles} - {singular} - {plural} feminine - della - delle feminine (before a vowel) - dell' - delle masculine - del - dei masculine (before a vowel) - dell' - degli masculine (before the letters z, x +consonant, and gn) - dello - degli

February 21, 2013
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