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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BlackWhiteCat

"Io mangio un orso."

January 6, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ekzunakka

Possibly the manliest sentence I've seen on Duolingo yet.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mel__Carter

I guess it's nice that they incorporate humour into the lessons... :P


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elena18

Is there an idiom in Italian equivalent to what we would say in English: "I'm so hungry, I could eat a horse"? Grazie!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tralalalex

You searched for 'orso' which means bear. Cavallo means horse.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShoobyD

Whoopsy.. I thought she asked if this specific phrase is the Italian equivalent of "I could eat a horse". :P

Anyways.. from what I've found, there is a phrase "mi mangerei un cavallo" (I could eat a horse), but the more common variant is "mi mangerei un bue" (I could eat an ox). Even "mangerei un orso" (I could eat a bear) is sometimes used. but rarely. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AerieCanarie

I also think they are trying to incorporate verbs/ vocab we've already learned such as 'mangiare' it wouldnt make sense for them to say - I hunt bears or something to that extent


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maxiimumr

Omnomnomnom, everyday. XD


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/italikaren

Io mangio orzo (you know, the pasta) al orso


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheGandalf

Have you guys not read the Little House books? ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/afscardino

go home duo lingo, you are drunk


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mabrouk12300

I eat a bear... may be the bear eats me ...heeeeee


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShoobyD

Tried it. Their meat is too tough and chewy. I prefer delfini.

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