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"On yö, mutta pöllöt ovat piilossa."

Translation:It is night, but the owls are hiding.

July 12, 2020

5 Comments


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

In truth one would almost always say "it's nighttime," not just night.


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

I also never heard It is night, maybe it is the night or it's (the) nighttime


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

It's quite poetic. Dramatic. Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas.


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

Maybe it's just regional or bad American english, but I think its totally normal to say it's night


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

In English, you can also say they are in hiding, and they went into hiding, but perhaps that's a bit too idiomatic: more for someone wanted for arrest or to be interviewed or beaten up than simply hiding. Gangster owls?

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