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"Det hänger en lång svart orm i trädet."

Translation:There is a long black snake hanging in the tree.

November 25, 2014

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yanusha23

The snake can't be hanging "from" the tree and not "in" the tree???


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

I'm not entirely sure what you're asking, but the construction i trädet would be way more common.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yanusha23

Thank you for the answer :) I wasn't talking about the Swedish version but the English translation. I might of course be wrong...


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

Oh, alright. Sorry!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Christophe574886

Things can definitely hang from other things in English. So the snake hanging from the tree makes sense to me, at least.


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

The pronunciation of "orm" is really weird. It sounds like "orum". "Orm" is one syllable.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Coreopsis2943

So if you wanted to avoid the "there is" construction, and just say "A long black snake hangs in the tree", you would say "Lång start orm hänger i trädet"?


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

It would be En lång svart orm hänger i trädet.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Coreopsis2943

Oh yes. I forgot the "en".....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JavadMousa3

M.r Arnauti in that diccusion the point was the verb(hanging) that we usually use with(....on....from....)except in a closed area like a...closet...


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

Does it offer bites of an apple too? :-)


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

Does Sweden even have indigenous snakes? Is it not too cold for snakes?

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