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"O pai explica que ele está vivo."

Translation:The father explains that he is alive.

October 6, 2013

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

thanks for the explanation dad...


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

If you drop the 'O' does the sentence become 'Father explains ...' as if one's own father?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/2dwight

The English translation for this sentence could be an observation that: a priest (the father) explains that Christ (He) is alive. It is hard for me to imagine a case where a native English speaker would refer to his or her own father as "the father" in a sentence of this kind.

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