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"A formiga um livro."

Translation:The ant reads a book.

August 7, 2013

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

ok, now ants can read... cool


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pablo-Enzo

WHAT IS THIS, A CENTER FOR ANTS?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/scott.arma

Omg best comment ever! I lauged out loud :-) i love you referenced thay movie. good job


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sridhar.natuva

what movie is that?


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

Well, it could occur in a story for children.


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

I mean, that's how children learn new languages - and they do it much better than us :D


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

in duolingo's world lol


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phenger2

Ants in Brazil must be smarter than the ones we've got here.


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

As borboletas português também são mais inteligentes. ☺


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

He was reading the book so he could learn to write to Mr. Bear better about his bitter honey. ;)


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

Ants read books in Brazil... Cool!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnnieWal3

And they play football :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/timao420

I saw Formiga play in the 1999 and 2003 Women's World Cup


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

And the ants play football quite beautifully!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/derek.todd

Was the book written by the bee, proofread by a hippo, published by a penguin and distributed by a snake?


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

and sold in the zoo


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

Nonsense! I refuse to accept this pro-ant propaganda!


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

More like propogANTda


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

I love Duo's special brand of surrealism. :)


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

Formiga is one of the first words I learned in Portuguese because my husband would sometimes eat food that wasn't his when living with his family, so his sister would refer to him as, "the giant ant." Hehehe. :-)


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

Just try to create an image of this in your mind... an ant chilling on the couch, reading a book.


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

What has the world become?!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zchbaniel25

Um baile de máscaras!


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

I think Duolingo is controlled by ants.


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

Now Brazil has mutants animals,cool


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

I will remember magical sentences better than the boring and very uninteresting sentences which make you want to quit. But that's just me.


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

A bee that can write letters, and an ant that can read books? These Brazilian insects seem quite talented.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dr.Fandey

In Amazonas there are still too much uncovered species...


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

What is you said?


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

haha, I can explain that. It's an abbreviation for "risos" (laughs). The Brazilian equivalent of LOL.


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

Smarty ants!


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

the ant reads the book, why can't it be that?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dr.Fandey

There's an indefinite article in the sentence: um livro = a book.


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

Lol, I thought I was translating wrong. Why is an erroneous statement used in a sentance?


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

See the rest of the discussion here for an answer. The sentence is nonsensical, but not erroneous

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