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"Det er aldri for sent å gi opp."

Translation:It is never too late to give up.

August 30, 2015

15 Comments


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

First "forever alone" and now this. Duolingo is very inspirational today. :)


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

Det er alltid for tidlig til å gi opp.


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

That's terrible advice!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/elilla.b

Well, it avoids the Fallacy of Sunken Costs at the very least. I totally should have given up on that old car sooner, but I kept thinking "well, I've already invested so much money in this, it's too late to give up now."


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

I see the connection, but I'm not sure there is meant to be a positive side to this sentence. Giving up usually, but not always, implies defeat by an opponent (giving in to external pressure). An example of accepting what, in hindsight was a probable end, but what could not have easily been foreseen, like the antique car going to a junk pile seems more like positive "learning experience" - unless of course there was an angry spouse involved...


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

The art of thinking clearly


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

Not terrible, just cynical and often practical.


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

It requires a lot of courage even just to accept it and give up:)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pjyX3Y

It could be positive... Det er aldri for sent å gi opp røyking


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

I haven't tried it yet, but I think this can also be It's never too late to surrender.


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

Duolingo sure is cheerful today :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/geraldhick2

Bad relationships can have this effect


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

Jeg så en bok med like navn :D


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

Det tilsvarer kanskje Fjellvettregel 8: "Vend i tide - det er ingen skam å snu". I remember that time when the snowstorm started and we wondered if we were close enough to the mountain top to continue... :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VladimirTe769702

Should we quit Duolingo? Confused.

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