"Land voraus!"

Translation:Land, ho!

April 4, 2013

7 Comments


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In English the terms from sailing are rather archaic and individual. 'Land ahead' would be right, but on a boat people are more likely to say 'land ho!'.

April 21, 2013

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where can I use this?

April 4, 2013

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At sea.

April 4, 2013

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This is a funny example. I've only heard "land ho!" in the movies - always spoken by the lookout in the bird's nest of a pirate ship.

June 8, 2014

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Should have translated to land ahead

July 26, 2014

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Lol I love Doulingo

July 26, 2014

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Thought it was land ahoy.

July 27, 2014
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