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"Kokken kunne ikke lide appelsinerne."

Translation:The cook did not like the oranges.

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3 years ago

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Is there anything wrong with "The cook couldn't suffer oranges"? Those are the clues and the phrase is (or was) commonly used.

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Maybe not if you were Shakespeare but it's not the natural way to say this in modern English.

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And what is wrong with saying "the cook could not like the oranges"?

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Reply3 years ago

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"Could not" means unable, it's not the same as as "did not".

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