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    Полотна

    Полотна каждого живописца отличает свой неповторимый стиль.

    Полотна is plural but отличает is singular. Is that normal?
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    Кому - нары, кому - Канары.

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    Re: Полотна

    Quote Originally Posted by sperk
    Полотна каждого живописца отличает свой неповторимый стиль.

    Полотна is plural but отличает is singular. Is that normal?
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    Отличает does not refer to полотна. The subject is стиль. The predicate is отличает. Стиль отличает. It's sigular.

    The special inimitable style distinguishes pictures of every painter.
    Pictures of every painter are characterized by a special inimitable style.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: Полотна

    Does свой refer to стиль?
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    Re: Полотна

    Quote Originally Posted by sperk
    Does свой refer to стиль?
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    Yes, "its own style".

    A special, its own inimitable style distinguishes pictures of every painter.
    Pictures of every painter are characterized by its own inimitable style.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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