"Jag går till läkaren torsdagar."

Translation:I go to the doctor on Thursdays.

November 22, 2014



hmm I thought this would literally translate to this - but I am not sure I can think of a context you could say such a thing? I guess you might have a regular doctor appointment of some kind! (I got it wrong as I put I am going on thursday)

November 22, 2014


I made the same mistake. I also put 'doctors' instead of doctor. But I think that's just because I colloquially say going to the doctors' even when I mean one doctor.

November 22, 2014


I, an Australian, also say this. I think it's more common than "to the doctor" anyway, which sounds a bit off to me, as if you're going to walk up to the doctor, instead of to his practice!

May 30, 2018

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Yes, I'm a native English speaker and this sounds odd to me. Can't quite figure out what the precise diffrence is. 'I go to the doctors on Thursdays' suggests that you have a regular medical appointment with your doctor, at the doctor's surgery. 'I go to the doctor on Thursdays' - anyone could say this, when seeing the person who is a doctor, at their home or work, as part of their weekly routine. It could be a cleaner, fashion consultant, travelling chemist, anyone! But the point of the exercise is to learn Swedish, so I'm happy to have a phrase that helps me learn 'to the doctor' and 'on Thursdays'

July 22, 2018

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It could also be "Each time I visit the doctor is on a Thursday." For the cleaner example to work, I would prefer doctor's, as the doctor himself/herself doesn't need to be present for the cleaning...

January 16, 2019


I don't understand the confusion, why it sounds odd, but I'm not a native English speaker. Apparently English people go to the doctors (=the building) but Swedish people go to the doctor (= the person). That is the same as in Dutch. BTW: "läkaren" is singular, "the doctor", and "läkarna" is "the doctors".

April 13, 2019


How is this not correct? "I am going to the doctor on Thursday"

August 5, 2018


It is "on Thursdays", plural.

December 18, 2018
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