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"I will buy dinner for everybody tomorrow."

Translation:Jeg giver aftensmad til alle i morgen.

January 23, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/p.kmetski

In contrast with every other exercise, where we were expected to translate everything word for word, this one definitely stands out. How come "buy" is translatable to "giver"?


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

In a sentence like this 'giver' is not used as in the act of handing something to someone. "Jeg giver" when talking about something that costs money, is a way of saying "It's on me".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/p.kmetski

That makes sense, thanks!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/boydi14

Why can't I say 'allesammen'?

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