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"He is using a slicer."

Translation:Han bruker en høvel.

October 2, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hormigo57

as long as I know a høvel is a slicer for cheese, exclusively. However a skjæremaskin, which was my translation, is a tool for slicing any kind of food.Therefore I don't understand why the test assessed my answer as incorrect.


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

høvel can mean lots of things, not just a cheese slicer. But they all tools and not machines. For example: høvel-> plane; ostehøvel-> cheese slicer; barberhøvel->razor

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