"Jegkanikkebetaledigforelefanten."

Translation:I cannot pay you for the elephant.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/bronshojbob

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

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/himwiththe

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

3 years ago

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marvincorea
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Always buy local. Never through Western Union/Moneygram.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pat211087
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My money is stuck in the trunk!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Harry_the_Hyrax
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Why is "I can not pay you for the elephant" not accepted?

2 years ago

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

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/karolhodur
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in theory can not is incorrect, and cannot is the correct spelling

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pablop111
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Simpsons did it before!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brothauser

No elephant for you, then!

3 years ago
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