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"Maten var verken deilig eller ekkel."

Translation:The food was neither delicious nor gross.

September 13, 2015

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

Gross in British English is pretty colloquial, is ekkel the same in Norwegian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jar30pma23

Wouldn't "motbydelig" be more appropriate here instead of ekkel? Just curious.


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

That is also accepted. The point is to have as few "best solutions" as possible.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pilks7

I love the use of the word gross here, haha


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/carlbranch1

There must be a better translation of ekkel than 'gross', not a word I've ever heard used in the context of the taste of food. (Eating toothpaste or snot is 'gross'). Nasty? Horrible?Unpleasant? Inedible? ...

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