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

Favourite sentence so far

Came up in the progress test, not yet found it in the course:

The horse is not an artist, but an architect.

Classic Duolingo :D

I have no idea if I translated it right, since it doesn't tell you during the test - I think I said something like лошадь не художник, а архитект. When I stumble across it again I suppose I'll find out if I got it right or not!

November 2, 2015

19 Comments


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

My dutch course once said 'pardon maar ik ben een banaan" which means "excuse me, but I'm a banana" :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/grey236

Yeah that happened to me too :)


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

*Архитектор

I'm glad that the authors of the course do offer some giggles.


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

Спасибо! I thought архитект didn't seem quite right, but I couldn't for the life of me think why.

Yeah, I know some people hate them, but I love the silly sentences ;D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alex_tv80

Дурацкие предложения очень полезны при изучении языка. Они не дают мозгу спать )

The silly sentences are very useful when you learn the language. They do not let your brain to sleep )


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

Это правда! I have an incipient migraine today (just barely coping with the glare of the screen here) but the silly stuff still sticks


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

It's good for the memory, in fact! Contrary to the idea that playing it straight is always the best way, the funnier or more borderline inappropriate or even off-color a sentence is, the more likely you are to remember it. ;-)


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

Level 7 in Russian already? Some people are just really serious about their Russian!


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

I tested out up to about the second checkpoint, I think? It said 23 skills. I am very rusty but I used to be fluent :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alex_tv80

I have only Level 5 )))))))


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

на билете кровь - there is blood on the ticket

of course there is, duolingo... of course there is.


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

Still waiting for a duck to turn up ...


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

Да, согласна. ГДЕ УТКИ?


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

"This is a circus, not a cafe."

Now we just need, "Я врач, не... [что-нибудь]!" :-D


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

I've gotten some pretty weird ones but I think your's beats even the weirdest that I've found.


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

Every time they mention a horse I think of BoJack Horseman.

Лошадь актёр.


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

Just seen it. It's in the second lesson of the skill "People 1”.


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

There should be something like this for all courses!

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