a hundred scholars
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Autor:  anifanti [ 2012-03-20, 11:53 ]
Tytuł:  a hundred scholars


I've bought a penguin active reading book(level 2). No sooner had I started reading than I realized a strange thing. It is the article 'a'. Why is it there? I thought the subject is plural so why 'a'?. The sentence goes like that: A hundred scholars are sitting on the floor in the palace at Xianyang. I am asking because it is not the first time when I see a sentence like that and I do not know the answer.

Autor:  Stach Głąbiński [ 2012-03-21, 12:17 ]
Tytuł:  Re: a hundred scholars

Sądzę, że tłumaczyć należy:
a hundred = około stu ..., ew. - jakieś sto ..., lub - jakaś setka uczniów ...

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