"Jegtrengerenstreng."

Translation:I need a string.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/CroverAzureus

Would you accept 'some string'? I can't think that I'd ever say 'a string' or 'one string' in English

3 years ago

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"A string" or "one string" is completely natural in US English.

3 years ago

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Native U.S. English speaker here, & I agree with CroverA. I can't think that I have ever heard someone say they need a string, unless it's for a guitar or violin.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/neemel

I believe in this sentence, it is the same in Norwegian, a string for a guitar or violin. So all is good :)

2 years ago

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Except in examples like the guitar string mentioned, I would usually ask for "a piece of string" in BE.

2 years ago
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