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

"Ça consiste à manger des frites."

March 15, 2013

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

I'm struggling of thinking of when you would say this? Or is it random? All I can think of something like "He was eating a McDonald's meal. It consisted of eating fries"


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

Yeah, this sentence is weirding me out as well! I sure hate to think that my ability to learn the language is dependent on somehow magically understanding these "unconventional" phrases!


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

It is a very dumb sentence :(


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

From the dictionary hints, I took it to mean: "it consists of fried foods". No good? Pourqouis?


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

Yeah, the english version is wholly incorrect


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

This sentence is completely nonsensical in English. You could instead say "Our day consisted of eating fries", which would be gluttonous, but grammatically acceptable.

But more to the point: What does this sentence even mean to a French person?


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

Some sentences are just strange but this takes the cake. Stranger than owing someone a chicken. Who says that? Otherwise I love duolingo.


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