"Hvorforerderensvampher?"

Translation:Why is there a sponge here?

4 years ago

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Demetroid

Is it good English to mix here and there this way?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dharvel74

There in this context is about a presence rather than a location. The difference is similar to saying there is the sponge and there is air in the sky.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xy16j3
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Makes sense, thank you!

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FyodorPavlovich
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I am not sure what you mean by mixing, but the English sentence is correct as written. However, you would not say 'Why is here a sponge there?'.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/duolingonaut
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I think you would be fine. Same goes for danish der/her. The alternatives are "Why is here a sponge" and "hvorfor er her en svamp". Good question though. The "der" and "there" seem wasted.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/duodb
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You would never say "Why is here a sponge?" in English, although "Why is a sponge here?" is fine. It's strange!

2 years ago

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

Yes. There is no problem here :)

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/iKestrel_random

I don't know, Spongebob, why are you here?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/beaumains13
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Hvorfor, SvampBob, hvorfor???

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/duolingonaut
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Jeg leder efter mine bukser - du ved; de firkantede.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Derek_2017

How do the danish say Spongebob Squarepants?

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/duolingonaut
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Svampebob Firkant. Go figure.

8 months ago

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

I wonder why he's SvampBob in Swedish but SvampeBob (with an extra -e-) in Danish and Norwegian.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Blkx-Darkreaper

Isn't svampe also the word for mushroom?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/duolingonaut
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Yes indeed.

2 months ago
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