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"Eso ni se plantea."

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5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/SethSethSeth

The current translation "That is out of the question" seems to be idiomatic and cannot be reached by using the literal meanings of the words as given.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gariepym

I appreciate learning idioms. As a student though, it can feel discouraging when you are "punished" for not knowing something you were never directly taught in previous lessons.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tholm
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Maybe beginning with an audio of this... the only way to introduce it without requiring us to get there.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CzechTomas

That's why you're not meant to know the meaning, but are merely asked to write down what you hear... This is a great way to learn an idiom.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kitbr

Wow - who knew! We wouldn't know from the lesson.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Iago
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"That doesn't even pose it self" literally perhaps? I kinda get it.

Learning idioms is an important part of learning a language proper wherever you do it.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IG88
IG88
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If I weren't a droid, I'd be pulling my hair out right now.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/integra1
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sentence designed to make you lose a point

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fcfarmer

Learned an idiom, lost a point... not a bad trade in my book. Not likely to forget it anytime soon. The suggestion of an idiom section is a great idea though.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/luke1987

horrible translation...

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/werrenskis

why not "that is not even proposed"?

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/plauben

what's wrong with "that is not presented"

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/miriam0216
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I'm totally confused!

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SevenYearIllini

Ah, an idiom.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/meharned

I wrote "that is not proposed" but it was rejected. What clue is there that "even" is necessary in this sentence?

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Iago
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The "ni."

Ni can mean nor but in a sentence like this where there is only one thing it is not, it roughly means something like "not even."

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cdntinpusher

Wow! Never would have guessed that in a million years! "That does not arise." is as close as I can get.

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Reply5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TilEulenspiegel

I knew I was going to lose a heart the second I saw this phrase. A useful idiom, no doubt, but not all that useful at this point in my Spanish instruction.

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