"Моя лошадь не художник, а архитектор."

Translation:My horse is not an artist but an architect.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/jsiehler
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Classic Duolingo surrealism.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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And all the buildings designed by the horse are extremely stable.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/9wa92
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Witty comment, I like it!

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LateBlt
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Why should it be nonsense? Doubtlessly, there are many fine horses who work as artists and architects in Russia.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jsiehler
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What a country! In Russia, even horses have excellent career choices!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ruslan_I
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Да, знаю даже одну лошадь в шоу-бизнесе - Ксения Собчак зовут.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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And ducks who fight with turtles in the Spanish speaking countries :-) Relax, this nonsense is here to make you smile!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rekty
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It's not a nonsense! In spain, we have what we call Beat the Turtle tournaments and only ducks are allowed!

No just kidding. Of course those weird surrealistic sentences are there on purpose. It's, like I call it in Belgium, un "moyen mnemotechnique" to remember the words, a sort of "way to remember words" (here, by having a strange sentence that you will definitely not forget so fast).

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KrICEtON

Do not be surprised, it's just Russia)))

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lihuard

Caligula's horse was a senator, i think

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrianFarre19

When you consider the U.S president is a donkey (ass) then I guess horses can be anything they want to be.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SnwCnes
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No, Duolingo is trying to blur the line between animals and humans ;0;

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/arno22arno
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animals rule the world...

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pye20
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Arts supporting, if not artists ‧ Premium Siberian Bow Hair Hanks ‧ ‧ www.violins.ca/supplies/bow_parts/bow_hair.html ‧ ‧ hair shaft valleys provides traction for the hair on the string ‧ suzukiassociation.org/news/high-notes-getting-to-know-your-horsehair/ ‧ ‧

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mosfet07

Now I know who really built the trojan horse.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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A self-portrait by an unknown sculptor?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MikeyRadles

Well it made me laugh. I have been practicing my listening by translating with eyes closed and not using the given words (it gives you a clue when you see them) and I played this three or four times before I finally accepted there was nothing else the woman could possibly have been saying. Horse architecture at its very best. And it's given me a pun. Whose house did the female horse design? Your neighbour's ... Whohahaha. Hopefully I won't be banned from Duolingo for such a terrible joke... :-)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nikimaru
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Banned? Of course not. Here's a lingot for your corny joke! That was worth a chuckle.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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A mare's nest, obviously

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Skinflies

This is the kind of quality nonsense I like to see from Duolingo.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tom_Adams101
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В советской россий, троянский конь тебя строит...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kirtons
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России*

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kurt317811

Look at my horse, my horse is amazing

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nothus
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"My horse is not an artist but an architect."

My official response: "lolwut"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrianFarre19

Not strange at all. My horse is an astronaut or should I say cosmonaut.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alexmalaho
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It depends where it has been trained))

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheaOz
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Waaattt!!!!!lol

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IagoF
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I love this sentence.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gilsonlaurijr
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Это лошадь Толстого.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GranvilleS6

I don't know about horses, but I've known a few donkeys who are!

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RagnarPostludium
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Well... I don't know, but it seems to me this sentence is a nonsense. It is a very strange sentence

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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A little nonsense makes you laugh and remember things better :-)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/212498873

я тоже так думаю

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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How long did it take you to figure this out?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pearlysofia

I love this app so much lol

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/crojasi

Only after a vodka shot

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RandomJake

in soviet russia the horse designs you!

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alexmalaho
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It's old-fashioned, boyo. Soviet Russia doesn't exist anymore.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RosalineLa2

Nijinsky had so many strings to his bow!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sweetmemes

Only in Russia

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Julian710976

That horse is smarter than me...

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alexmalaho
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Self-criticism is a good thing))

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DouglasVolcato

They must have drank vodka before make this sentence LOL

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PycLearner

Horses are architects?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MoHO1exw
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So the Russian horse designs houses, where the Portuguese horse drinks juice and the German horse eats 'holy potatoes'. Makes me wonder what the horses in other Duolingo languages can do! I like this amazing Duolingo world, in which I learn to say I am a blue apple!

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mimi820676

This is in the great tradition of Russian literature -- Gogol, Bulgakov. Thanks!

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jsiehler
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I would not be surprised at all to learn that this sentence was an excerpt straight out of a Даниил Хармс story.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cleon42
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Г-н Эд?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlphaEtaPi
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In Russia the horse architects YOU.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Deprecha

You have a cool лошадь

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tony275097

WTF!!??

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/omgmonsters

wat

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/8SiT3

Is it a joke?

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tc2018
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This is still my favourite Duo sentence.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Willow-Twig
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Я в полном ауте от этого предложения! Спасибо Дуо. И модераторам за то, что до сих пор не исправили!

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Elmira403605
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My horse... really??)

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/laugh2000
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This sentence could be a great addition to the well-known sequence that starts with "I will not buy this record, it is scratched".

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/David92225

Glad that we're learning practical phrases like this, just in case we want to join a Russian improv troop.

4 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElenaBessonova
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Вы серьезно? :) из какого это мультфильма?

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElenaBessonova
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who did you call a horse? :)

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JPaulGordon

I translated it easily--a simple sentence, then I thought I must be an idiot. But a horse is a horse, of course. So, why the weirdness in a language program? I think Kafka when I read it and another word that rhymes with it. Humor=superb. Usefulness in a language teaching program= jury is out.

6 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fatma784583

try to think before sritng the sentence that is not a good one

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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Are you saying that this is not a good sentence? Why?

Have you ever seen a horse fly? It's amazing, and they don't even have pilot training or licenses or anything.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fatma784583

please think about sentences which are useful for the everyday use

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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Making and understanding jokes is a very important part of interacting with people. There's nothing more useful in getting strangers to warm up to you than to make them laugh. So, this sentence is actually more useful and important than many of the other exercises. I wish there were more of them.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fatma784583

That's nonsense

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeffrey855877
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There's a lot of art out there which is pure crap, so that qualifies a horse as an artist as good as many.

So, it's not total nonsense.

4 months ago
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