I wonder why the plural form of tête not used in "Nous nous grattons la tête"

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I wonder why the plural form of tête not used in "Nous nous grattons la tête"

Asked 8 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

This question comes up a lot. French speakers think of the head of the individual, i.e., each one scratches only his own head, whereas English speakers think of all the heads collectively.

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Ok. Merci!

I wonder why the plural form of tête not used in "Nous nous grattons la tête"

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