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"Du er tynn is!"

Translation:You are on thin ice!

September 29, 2015

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

I always wondered about these expressions that have English equivalents. Do Norwegians actually use them or are they just literal translations with no real use in everyday language?


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

the expression is used in Norwegian (and in indeed German, too).


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

Are they borrowed and translated from English, or did many common English expressions originate in other languages first?


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

Are they borrowed and translated from English, or did many common English expressions originate in other languages first?


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

Are they borrowed and translated from English, or did many common English expressions originate in other languages first?


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

Are they borrowed and translated from English, or did many common English expressions originate in other languages first?

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