Asked in Nouns, Possessive Nouns
Is reflections plural plural possessive or singular possessive?
The noun reflections is the plural form of the singular noun reflection. The singular possessive form is reflection's. The plural possessive form is reflections'. Examples: Her reflection's image pleased her very much. (singular) You can't see under the water because of the reflections' brightness. (plural) ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs
Why doesn't a dog look in the mirror?
Dogs do look in mirrors, but they do not understand that the animal looking back at them is themselves. Humans and apes are the only animals that have self recognition capabilities. So when a dog looks in a mirror they see another dog, which is why a lot of dogs tend to bark at their reflections. ...
Asked in English to Italian
What is the Italian translation of the English word 'reflections'?
Riflessi in terms of light and riflessioni in terms of thoughts are Italian equivalents of the English word "reflections". Specifically, the masculine noun riflessi means "reflections" in terms of light reflected from the sun. The feminine noun riflessioni translates as "reflections" in terms of pondering, thinking things over. The respective pronunciations will be "ree-FLES-see" and "RE-fles-SYO-nee" in Italian. ...