A naked broke into girls' hostel yesterday

English translation: because it is for girlS, not for just one girl

02:22 Apr 20, 2005
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English term or phrase: A naked broke into girls' hostel yesterday
My question is:-
1. Why " girls' hostel NOT girl's hostel?

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English translation:because it is for girlS, not for just one girl
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Mikhail Kropotov
Russian Federation
Local time: 17:34
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Can u explain a lil bit more pls?
tq
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4 +8because it is for girlS, not for just one girl
Mikhail Kropotov


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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
a naked broke into girls' hostel yesterday
because it is for girlS, not for just one girl


Explanation:
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Mikhail Kropotov
Russian Federation
Local time: 17:34
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Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Can u explain a lil bit more pls?
tq

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Selcuk Akyuz
2 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  George Rabel: I figured it would be a naked man. Good answer!
3 mins
  -> That's the naked truth, no doubt. Thanks George.

agree  Kim Metzger: And it's not "a naked" but a "naked man".
4 mins
  -> Thanks Kim, yes, the man is naked and he broke into a girls' hostel!!! Fire! Fire! Run for your life! :)

agree  RHELLER: exactly! :-)
9 mins
  -> Thanks Rita :)

agree  Can Altinbay: Wanna go further? Shouldn't it be "a girls' hostel"? Why isn't there an article there. Of course, it's possible that it refers to a hostel owned by THE girl - "the girl's hostel". I submit we cannot tell from this fragment. But this is as good as any
14 mins
  -> Maybe that's what the asker needed! Thank you Can.

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
2 hrs
  -> Thank you

agree  Richard Benham: Should be "A naked man (?) broke into a/the girls' hostel"...most likely.
3 hrs
  -> Yes, it should. And maybe dorm/dormitory instead of hostel. Thanx Richard

agree  Rafal Korycinski
5 hrs
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