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"En tiger spiser min mand."

Translation:A tiger is eating my husband.

September 28, 2014

51 Comments


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

She doesn't seem too unhappy :-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/js.dani

Yea, she does sound pretty casual about it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ozymandias0

Life insurance money! It's all a clever ploy!


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

Well, she had to explain all her pain in less than 140 characters...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ziah16

Yeah, he probably was a jerk.


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

“We’d always go into it blindly; I needed to lose you to find me” (Lose You ToLove Me)


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

Probably thinking better him than me


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

I like how this course is trying to prepare me for every possible life situation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Halma11

Yes yes, i must know everything that could happen


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZL321

Is this a common occurrence in Denmark?


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

As common as horses drinking wine. Denmark is a dangerous place


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

They try to scary immigrants, there is a right wing infiltration in Duolingo!


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

She probably took a selfie too, and posted on instagram and facebook...


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

Hard to imagine this sentence without an exclamation point.


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

Yeah, that's what I thought.


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

a tiger is eating my husband. oh no, i will just stand here and program duolingo


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

Yup. I mean, she sounds as if she's adding an Instagram caption. Never marry a bot, guys.


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

Fun fact: this is the opening line to the sequel of Isak Dinesen's Out of Africa.


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

Tigers don't exist in Africa!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sll-ttt

This is why the book is "out of Africa". Sounds better than "In india"


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

They do, they put a few out in some reservation.


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

Tigeren er ikke vegetar


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

UK Scenario: Emergency here , what is your emergency? 'A tiger is eating my Husband'. Hang on we don't have anyone available at the moment, you can report it tomorrow after 9 am at your local Police Station' Hangs up.


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

Haha always sure to found funny comments down here


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HarleySmit4

I hope this is not a sentence I will ever need.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sese787289

Well that's unfortunate


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

Shouldn't there been another word for animal-eating besides "spiser"?


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

Native speaker here.

You could use "æder", as in "En tiger æder min mand.", since "æder" and "spiser" are essentially synonymous. The distinction is that "spiser" is just "eats/eating", while "æder" is a very crude word. It's eating in a greedy or disgusting manner, e.g. unrestrained consuming of large amounts of food.

However, while "æder" isn't exclusively for 'animal-eating', it could definitely be used in this situation as well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZL321

I guess 'at Æde' could be used, but I'm not a native. Ask one. I believe 'at spise' is quite a bit more common.


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

In the end, the tiger was the bigger man. And so they lived happily ever after.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rich345

A tiger is eating my husband. I suppose I should have closed the door.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patsy536249

I knew this would be a good comment place to check out today. It was a fun break from my stylus.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RowanM.1

The tiger just happened to get in ahead the man-eating elephants.


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

Carole Baskin...


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

And the dingo ate my baby


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

"Oh no, agh worst day in my life I guess ... I'm acting" (-____-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Danny_32

Must be in Bangladesh


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

And then it drinks a beer


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AzizOmar8

...she said after pushing him into the tiger pit


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dim-ond-dysgwr

Don't worry, Navish. It wasn't a real event; just an alle-gory.


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

That's a bit... gory.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jacqueline792319

Of course it is, and if you wait a while it'll eat your mother -in -law too, so relax and let it all happen..


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

Rip husband. Oh well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Asa674204

That's what happens when you cover him in sardine oil.


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

Coming back to this now... I think Carole Baskin wrote this

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