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

The idioms are quite nettlesome.

I love duo.

Please have some kind of idiom alert or some way of knowing when to translate loosely vs literally!

Thanks for taking my suggestion.

I love duo.

December 4, 2013

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris.koch

I agree as well. The idioms make some passages just unfair during the first try.

December 27, 2013

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

Yeah, I agree. There should be a message on idiom sentences that says something along the lines of "Attento! Look out for idiomatic phrases. Translate loosely!"

December 10, 2013

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

Good idea - is nettlesome an idiom?

February 2, 2014
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