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"Я не хочу читать эту длинную книгу."

Translation:I do not want to read this long book.

November 13, 2015

10 Comments


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

...it's War & Peace isn't it?


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

«Война и мир»


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

LOL, my first thought!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yurij225

Длинная may be used only to form of book (phisical proportion). In other case must be: большая, объёмная. Длинным может быть роман, рассказ, поэма но не книга.


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

Can "длинная" refer to a book? Never heard this word used this waу


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidBlack625021

My friends from Russia say it only refers to a book that is many inches long. I heard "толстая книга" or "большая книга" when I just asked what was right.


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

Толстая? Like Tolstoy?


[deactivated user]

    Yes, it can refer to a book. If you google "длинная книга", you’ll see it’s actually used a lot.


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

    ок спасибо большое !


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

    Should be lengthy, not long!

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