"L'éléphant est vert."

Translation:The elephant is green.

March 31, 2013

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/CourtenayR

It could be describing one of the pictures in The Story of Babar where the old elephant king dies from eating a poisonous mushroom... that was originally in French, after all. :o)

October 24, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Arynwins

I like that they use strange and unexpected sentences like this, it really tests your skills rather than let you be able to guess by the context.

October 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Chizbro

Agreed, I got this one wrong as I just couldn't pick the last word. Turns out I rely too much on context. Must try harder!

February 18, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/JooGabriel766186

I just thought it might interest you out there that there's this bare famous Brazilian children's comic book with a green elephant in it [for no apparent reason]; so famous the character went on to feature on the tins of one of the most popular local brands of tomato sauce [again, for no apparent reason]. Thank you.

September 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/rcpjenn

João, that was great! Amazing the things I learn from you guys!

March 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/trevorbo
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Sorry to sound like teacher's pet (I enjoyed the comments) but the advantage of translating stuff that does not make sense is that you need a better understanding of the language, you can't guess from the context.

April 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Aarushiverma

Weirdest sentence i have ever come accross at doulingo

June 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexBnvlgy

Well, that's just silly.

August 26, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Zuzia708477

Green Elephant?

August 27, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/nelly_ash

I got this wrong lol i should pay more attentiom . that was all on me

September 14, 2016
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