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

"Suona il telefono."

May 8, 2013

6 Comments


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

Is there a reason why this can't mean "He rings the telephone"? Other than it being an unlikely thing to say, that is...

May 8, 2013

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

Correct me if I'm wrong but don't you usually ring someone and not a telephone ?

May 9, 2013

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

Sure, but that doesn't change it's grammatical correctness. It COULD be used, it just isn't a usual thing to say.

May 9, 2013

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

that sentence breaks the grammer i learned here in italian-duolingo..

June 10, 2013

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

Anyone else feel the need to sing the song from that one children's show, the Wonder Pets? "The phone! The phone is ringing!"

June 20, 2013

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

Nah, I think of the Alice Cooper song; The telephone is ringing. You got me on the line...

June 30, 2013
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