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Hilarious failed translations

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I don't know if buzzfeed has added this ( http://www.buzzfeed.com/conzpreti/los-20-carteles-peor-traducidos-de-la-historia ) into Immersion, but I couldn't stop laughing.

This one's my favorite:
vino

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Trang.
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4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BaconAddict
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LMAO!! They must be using Google translator, which gives some pretty weird translations sometimes, for these. I asked a Chinese guy about these and put my hand over the English words so he could not see and he gave a pretty decent translation. lol

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AthensKatnip

Ha ha!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SD-77
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What about specifically Duolingo fails?

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https://www.duolingo.com/Dessamator
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Actually Duo's portuguese sentence is correct.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SD-77
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Duo's sentences themselves are correct, it's just me who failed in these :P

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https://www.duolingo.com/Dessamator
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Oh I see, here's a similar look at it:

https://www.duolingo.com/comment/1433515

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbraxunsIllusion

Haha! You just have to get the verb right :D.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wazzie
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This is particularly funny knowing how the error was made :)

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https://www.duolingo.com/Samsta
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For those who haven't learned the past tense yet: "Vino" can be either a noun that means "wine" or a verb that means "(he/she/it) came" (from the verb "venir" (to come)).

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maddyis7

Good reply. I hadn't even considered Italian might be the source of the error! lol. There is a famous wbsite (and some books) called 'Engrish' where it shows hundreds of these type of amusing often unintentinally rude items, with photos. One of the books is hilarious.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/crlight
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Haha. I knew that, but I didn't pick up on it until you mentioned it.

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https://www.duolingo.com/OlderThanRome
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And then there is this restaurant...

Source

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Spaceowl42

That is so funny! :-). (For people who have not learned what it actually says in English... It says "wine in bottle". ;-D)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/unipangma

"naughty palace" "slip from the tube" "stupid disease" #11 I can't even

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https://www.duolingo.com/Z18GZaG

Locals can throw balls but tourists can't.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/unipangma

i cant breathe

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jenga_Jane

I shared this a while ago, but for the French speakers/learners:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPq67-zXj-w

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https://www.duolingo.com/porquepuedo
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haha, these are hilarious! ^^

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Leo_Yao

these are very funny LOL

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nasa111

That 'dying right here', I think both sentences are wrong lol

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