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"Why is the doctor arriving too late?"

Translation:Hvorfor kommer doktoren for sent?

November 14, 2014

10 Comments


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

I think I missed something. What does "laegen" mean?


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

First time I see it also -in the revision


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

I thought that was "doktoren" ...? No?


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

both are correct.

doctor in some countries is roughly the equivalent of a masters degree, so you can be a doctor of economy or a medic without being a doctor


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

I asked this so long ago that I can't remember the context precisely, but I think I was more confused about what is laegen vs what is doktoren.

Also where are doctors the equivalent of masters degrees? Honestly curious as I have a masters and had to get a doctorate to become a doctor (of education). I understand doctor not always referring to MDs, though. Is that the difference between laegen and doktoren?


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

Oh, the Doctor is always late! No matter how many incarnations he still can't get the TARDIS to function properly! You just have to get used to it ;)


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

Being a doctor I acknowledge that we are always late and find it really funny in a self deprecatory way and apologise. Even if its only my first avatar... We do try lol...


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

Of course the doctor is always late. But it is not his fault, he is always called when the patient is already ill.


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

Why does for sent come after lægen?

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