"Jeg kan ikke betale dig for elefanten."

Translation:I cannot pay you for the elephant.

October 1, 2014

10 Comments


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

Typical story in Denmark. They often show interest in buying your elephant, and at the last minute, they say they have no money.

October 1, 2014

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

I was thinking about moving to Denmark to set up an elephant selling business. Thanks for the tip!

April 26, 2015

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

Very ironical how I should find this sentence the very next day after I came to Denmark and landed in the situation I actually NEEDED IT. It would have made the situation less awkward, really.

January 11, 2016

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

Always buy local. Never through Western Union/Moneygram.

April 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pat211087

My money is stuck in the trunk!

October 29, 2016

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

Why is "I can not pay you for the elephant" not accepted?

September 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/maarten.va1

'can not' in English may not have the same meaning as 'cannot'.

May 16, 2017

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

in theory can not is incorrect, and cannot is the correct spelling

May 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pablop111

Simpsons did it before!!

March 28, 2017

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

No elephant for you, then!

June 19, 2015
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