"All bakers are striking today."

Translation:Alle bakkers staken vandaag.

1 year ago

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"Striking" can, of course, have three common meanings -1]taking industrial action, refusing to work, 2]hitting (things or people), 3]very attractive. I went for the first although was tempted by the third as it has better imagery.

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I suppose a better sentence would be "All bakers are on strike today?"

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That would remove any doubt (but would also remove the scope for humorous remarks about how the bakers of today are so much better looking than when I was a lad).

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Ha ha, or that they are striking their customers (or the stuff they bake).

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zoals een cobra

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