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frigidfire86 posted 10/4/2013 09:19 AM

I have an Italian assignment due tonight and I'm struggling with part of it. I'm trying to write the phrase "In the United States..." but I have no idea which way to write it. Here's my options:

Negli Stati Uniti...


Nello Stati Uniti...

The first is the plural form because, obviously, "states" is a plural word. It makes sense. The second is the singular form, which also makes sense because "United States" is a single country.

I have no idea which way to write it and it's something that's repeated throughout my paper. Unfortunately, my instructor isn't responding to my emails and our discussion board, where I could ask my classmates, is having technical difficulties. Suggestions?

tushnurse posted 10/4/2013 09:57 AM

Can you use America instead?

DeadMumWalking posted 10/4/2013 10:01 AM

You use the plural form.

h0peless posted 10/4/2013 10:43 AM

TattoodChinaDoll posted 10/4/2013 11:50 AM

In Spanish it is Los Estados Unidos. Los is plural. Don't know if that helps.

Lucky2HaveMe posted 10/4/2013 12:58 PM

Its plural in French as well... And in English. I would go with the majority and use the plural

Crescita posted 10/4/2013 13:16 PM

Negli is correct.

20Hopeful16 posted 10/4/2013 13:19 PM

Negli is correct.

frigidfire86 posted 10/4/2013 16:58 PM

Thanks all.

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