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The best friend of (the) man

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Grammar / Gramática Español-Inglés' started by Sintabaco, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. Sintabaco Senior Member

    Spanish, Spain
    Hello, I have a question . I know that the dog is man´s best friend . But , Is it possible to say that the dog is the best friend of the man?
    thanks in advance.
     
  2. aztlaniano

    aztlaniano Senior Member

    Lavapiestán, Madrid
    English (Aztlán, US sector)
    ... of man, sin artículo (o .. of mankind"), si hablas del ser humano en general y no de un hombre específico.
    Y creo que el dicho es "A dog is a man's best friend".
     
  3. Sintabaco Senior Member

    Spanish, Spain
     
  4. Sintabaco Senior Member

    Spanish, Spain
    Thanks , It´s much more clear now.
     

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