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"Jag tycker att det är hemskt att flyga."

Translation:I think it is terrible to fly.

December 3, 2014

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheSeez
<h1>flygskam</h1>

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

This statement has me a bit puzzled. Does it mean the process of airline flying is terrible or the the act of flying is terrible.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shuan17

It could be someone talking about actions that are bad for climate change.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sotnosen93

As a native speaker, my first impression was that the person is afraid of flying.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Helmut83

Jag håller med! Jag är rädd för flygplan.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sotnosen93

Translation: I agree! I am scared of airplanes.


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

"I think that it is terrifying to fly." is not accepted. Therefore, I have to ask: what is the context of this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sotnosen93

My first thought was that the person is afraid of flying, like you said. However, I'm not entirely sure "terrifying" is a close enough translation of "hemskt" to be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex39472

still the safer way to travel

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