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Can the words "les hommes du maison" be translated to both "the men of the house" and "the men from the house" or just one of them?

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    Either translation is possible, but "from the house" is less likely to be used in English. To me, "from the house" would imply the men were residents of a particular college fraterity "house".

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    As SraJMcGin has noted, there was gender mismatch in your French phrase. I should have noticed that.

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    Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Are you positive you copied this correctly? The problem is that "la maison" is a feminine word and either "of the house" or "from the house" would be "de la maison." You might have "de maison" which is like "house men."

    Mmwe

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