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"Jeg har lavet aftensmaden klar når I ankommer."

Translation:I will have made dinner ready when you arrive.

October 15, 2016

7 Comments


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

"I will have made dinner ready" sounds a bit weird. Is it actually used in English?


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

I agree, the translation is clunky.

I think in English I would say instead, "Dinner will be ready by the time/when you arrive" or if I really wanted to stress that it's me who is making the dinner, maybe "I will have dinner ready by the time/when you arrive" or even "I will have made dinner by the time you arrive" (but both sound weird).


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

I used "I will have dinner ready..." And it wad accepted.


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

Danglish! Madness! The English isn't English and the Danish doesn't sound like Danish to me but if that's why they want, give it to them. I feel sorry for those of you who are not native English speakers and who might actually be fooled into believing that the supposedly correct English versions provided here are actually English. As we say in English, "take it with a pinch of salt". But please don't use the English that they are displaying here. You are better than that.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Diana764672

This does not sound right neither in danish nor in english.
The better variants would be: - Jeg har aftensmaden lavet klar når i ankommer. - I will have the dinner made ready when you arrive.


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

I wrote in 1:1 translation" I have the dinner ready when you arrive" and it was not accepted. In the answer above I would have written " Jeg vil have lavet..." Am I wrong and pls where? Otherwise I am with you with "Dinner will be ready when you arrive - Aftensmad vil være klår når I ankommer". What do you think??


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

You would never use 'Jeg har LAVET aftensmaden klar når I ankommer.' Just remove the 'lavet'.

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