"Jegtænkerpå,hvaddetkangørevedén."

Translation:I am thinking about what it can do to oneself.

3 years ago

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/epac-mcl
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"I am thinking about what it can do to one" is a valid answer, but not accepted.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/saralloyd76

i agree

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Teddybear71
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Agreed - I am very unsure as to the need for "self" here.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheCormorant

I am confused. I'm American. Where would this sentence make sense?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/epac-mcl
epac-mcl
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When practising any practice, whether healthy or not, such as exercising, indulging in drugs, various forms of mental training, smoking, etc., etc.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EdwardThor2
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No sense, nohow, nowhere.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ben.Hansen
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Better yet: I am thinking about what it can do to you.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/frankenwer
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That was my answer, too and it was not accepted

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mamynelly
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It was accepted today 3 October 2018

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tidyas
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I think "I think about what it can do to itself" should be accepted.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TylerKirn

Talking about oneself in other languages can be confusing for English speakers because we have few instances of usage of these types of phrases in English. Example: It is nicer to say, "Talking about oneself is hard," than to say, "Talking about myself is hard." In many other languages you only say it the first way, but in English we usually use the second.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/epac-mcl
epac-mcl
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Yes, Brits do tend to say ".....about myself", but only when speaking specifically about themselves. When referring to people in general, one uses ".....about one".

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/the.akaneko
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Using "oneself" here rather than "a person" or some other option sounds really anomalous to me as a native speaker of English...

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hr1982
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I had that, except with "I think," and they took it.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TylerSmith140708

I would not ever use this sentence.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EdwardThor2
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Who would?

9 months ago
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