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"De dricker sjuttio flaskor vin."

Translation:They are drinking seventy bottles of wine.

December 12, 2014



Sounds like a hell of a night.

January 23, 2015


This is getting ridiculous. :) Hope it's at a large wedding or something cause that sounds like a hellish morning to wake up to. :)

March 14, 2015


Sjuttio flaskor vin på väggen, sjuttio flaskor vin...

August 2, 2017


Dionysus is that you

August 7, 2019


in english does is sound good too writing "bottles wine" instead of "bottles of wine"?

April 18, 2015


Nope it should always be "bottle(s) of wine". It is possible to say "wine bottle(s)" like in "There is a half-empty wine bottle." but sticking with the form "bottle of wine" is better in any case.

April 24, 2015


There's a difference in meaning, too. Bottle of wine means a bottle that currently contains wine. Wine bottle means a bottle that may currently contain wine, may have contained wine, or is made in the shape of a bottle that contains wine, but never contained wine . Same with glass of water versus water glass, plate of cookies versus cookie plate, etc.

January 26, 2016


In English, we say "bottles of __". Bottles of milk, bottles of water, a bottle of perfume.

October 23, 2019
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