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Ambiguity of son chien

C. P.C1Kwiziq community member

Ambiguity of son chien

Rex reminds Anna of her dog & Rex reminds Anna of his dog

Both appear to translate as Rex rappelle son chien à Anna

What is the best way to avoid this ambiguity?


Asked 2 years ago
Maarten K.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Context - in both writing and speech. If it was ambiguous in the setting, the alternative is to use other possessive structures eg "Rex rappelle le chien de Paul/Marie à Anna", or perhaps it is "Rex rappelle son propre chien à Anna"

 

 

 

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Ambiguity of son chien

Rex reminds Anna of her dog & Rex reminds Anna of his dog

Both appear to translate as Rex rappelle son chien à Anna

What is the best way to avoid this ambiguity?


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