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"A negyvenedik kicsi, zöld madár is a fán ül."

Translation:The fortieth small, green bird sits in the tree too.

July 20, 2016

7 Comments


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

Birds happen to sit IN the tree, not on it. Sitting on a branch but IN a tree. Reported a while ago.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Don6740

Perhaps the tree has been felled.


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

funny... This is how they say it. "On the tree" - might mean on the very top. Under normal circumstances birdies tend to hang out "inside" the tree according to anglo-saxons


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BigWayne19

------- well, maybe not "inside" the tree. rather in the tree . . .

Big 12 feb 19


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

Yes, "in the tree." You're right, I just used "inside" to describe the actual location of those poor birds... thanks for the correction, Wayne!


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

I think Evolita said so only to emphasise the difference between the Hungarian and the English expression.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Peter255437

Don't birds perch rather than sit? I will complain.

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