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"The Russian kindergarten teacher is swimming above the river."

Translation:Az orosz óvónő a folyó fölött úszik.

October 13, 2016

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

How is it possible, to swim above the river?


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

Probably only in the imagination.

I think there is a metaphorical sense in which you can say that a business either a víz fölött úszik (if it's doing well) or a víz alatt úszik if it is not doing well. That is like the idiom, "keeping your head above water" in English.

But I think this sentence is just a fantasy about one of Duo's magical kindergarten teachers magically swimming along above the river.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Han-Miru

Never underestimate what russian kindergarten teachers can do :-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kathy979841

I agree and I am getting a bit fed up with it all. However I an glad that I am not a kindergarten teacherbof any kind.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bence.timon

This is why not correct: "Az orosz óvónő úszik a folyó felett."


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

fölött = felett, fix this


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Judit294350

Why not "A orosz óvónő úszik a folyó fölött"?


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

If the next word starts with a vocal, it is AZ. Like in English A and AN.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Judit294350

Bother - missed that.

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