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Hearing colours?

I have been given the sentence yo oigo los colores which translates as I hear the colours. As far as I know, we cannot hear colours - is there a better translation?

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/justome

Hello genielynau, sometimes I think the sentences used in the lessons on this site don't make a lot of sense simply because they are trying to find out whether or not you actually know what the words mean. It's the same idea as elephants drinking milk, which of course we all know that they don't.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Daniel766

was the man on acid or shrooms cause purple smells super and red is obnoxiously loud when i eat magic mushrooms

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SuzyStudySpanish

Aren't elephants mammals? Mammals drink their mother's milk, right?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/thomastorfs

Some people can hear colours and forms. It's a psychological phenomenon. Check Daniel Tammet in his presentation below. The guy even learned Icelandic in just 1 week. Very interesting! http://www.ted.com/talks/daniel_tammet_different_ways_of_knowing.html

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mark2020
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I read his book "Born on a Blue Day" a few years ago. I would recommend it.

5 years ago