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Some of the most powerful Duolingo sentences

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Even when you can only establish so much information in one sentence... sometimes during your journey down the rabbit hole of a language tree, you come across some unexpectedly powerful sentences. So powerful, they make you laugh, cry, or just smile. Whether you can only remember a feeling you had or actually have it word for word, post them below!

While doing the Italian tree, I found: Lei ti ha detto che avremmo vissuto felici insieme. "She told you we would have lived together happily." Explaining a situation that could have been... perché DL? perché deve così triste?

Also, I remember lots of animals in the beginning of the tree eating cheese when I know they shouldn't be.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/eggplantbren

"Estoy aquí para recuperar a mi hija" (I am here to recover my daughter). I really hope she's okay!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/VStarTraveler
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I don't think it's a direct quote but it definitely conveys the basic message, so I always do the English version of that one in my very poor imitation of Liam Neeson voice from "Taken"!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/choeisa

Seriously? Like recover her from kidnappers? They really seem to teach some basics of the cultures. :-)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CecilieO.

"the dog eats grapes" grapes are poisonous to dogs, so that gave me a little shock.

"he died three days before his wedding" :/

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https://www.duolingo.com/AureliaUK
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I didn't know dogs could get married. Tragic, though .....

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https://www.duolingo.com/CecilieO.

and just because of some grapes...

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https://www.duolingo.com/brandonyu
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:(

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https://www.duolingo.com/AureliaUK
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The best seem to make their way onto @shitduosays.

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https://www.duolingo.com/angel194462

Life is hard. Sometimes, no one is there to support you, even when you cry. I love DuoLingo, so, so much, and yet, it hurt so much when they told me, "Tú puedes morir." I hope you understand my message. xD

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tykrush

Haha a friend when you need it. At least it didn't say morirás.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/yuioyuio
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I don't remeber animals eating cheese, but I do remember that all animals drank water except for horses, which drank milk :)

For some reason I always smile when I get "quale balena? (which whale?)"

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/yuioyuio
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Oh, and I also like "soup is the answer" in PL>EN, like it could solve all the problems in the world...

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https://www.duolingo.com/pont
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In Italian, I've always been rather fond of "Se hai una torta, perché non mangi la torta?" Duo clearly shares my feelings on the subject of cake.

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https://www.duolingo.com/brandonyu
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Ah I remember the quale balena as well! It felt like "Yeah, of course everybody sees so many whales everyday" ...

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https://www.duolingo.com/le-lapin-noir
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I just got this beauty: Você não tem capacidade intelectual para entender. Thanks Duo, I love you too. <3

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brandonyu
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Just got another really nice one: Non posso credere che tu abbia vissuto qui quest'estate. - I can't believe you lived here this summer.

I can only imagine the kind of house in front of the two people talking... and it feels so grand!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CecilieO.

"Non ho nessun amico tranne te" I have no friends besides you :/

4 years ago