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"Il gatto delle ragazze"

December 25, 2012

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

"Kids" is correct answer !!


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

No, 'kids' or 'guys' is ragazzi, the plural of the masculine form. Any time you have a mixed group, or a group of indeterminate gender, Italian defaults to the masculine form. Ragazze is only used for all-female groups.


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

I think "The cat belonging to the girls" should be accepted, it is a more likely sentence in English than "the cat of the girls"


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

"The girls' cat" is what people would most likely say, although it is an apostrophetical nightmare to write. I agree that something the "The cat belonging to/owned by the girls" is better. English doesn't really use "of the" too much

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