"I find it hard to appreciate his opinions."

Translation:Jag har svårt att uppskatta hans åsikter.

January 24, 2015



Kan man inte skriva "sina åsikter"?

January 24, 2015


No, sina is used as a reflexive possessive adjective that refers back to something earlier in the sentence. Sina would be used to mean "his/her" when "he/she" is mentioned earlier in the sentence. For example, Han älskar sin fru (He loves his wife). If you said, Han älskar hans fru, that would mean that he loves someone else's wife. It would not even be grammatically correct in the sentence you asked your question about (it could be grammatically correct but nonsensical in other sentences).

January 24, 2015


Kan man skriva "Jag hittar det svårt ~~" ?

February 2, 2015


No, we don't say that. There is an expression Jag finner det svårt att … but it's very formal.

February 2, 2015


Is "jag har svårt..." the colloquial expression?

February 16, 2015


No, it's neutral.

February 16, 2015


Similar to the French: "J'ai du mal à..."

June 1, 2018


I think it's the first time I come across this expression. How would that translate? It can't be "I have difficult"?

January 10, 2017


Maybe compare it to the expression "I am having difficulty to..."? Also my first time seeing this expression, but I thought it made sense anyway.

August 18, 2017


Why don't we need 'för' here? Jag har svårt för att uppskatta hans åsikter?

March 29, 2017


Well, it's optional. It's idiomatic to use it but it sounds perfectly fine not to.

March 29, 2017


Why is "Jag har svårt för att..." also right? Is there a difference between using för and leaving it out? Sounds like "I'm having a hard time because...".

May 18, 2017


Hej allihopa,

Får man säga "jag har det svårt" istället?

Something closer to English I mean. It was marked wrong so I assume it's actually wrong...

January 25, 2019


Hardest sentence of the course so far, I reckon!

February 6, 2019


jag tycker att det är svart att acceptera hans åsikter

would that work?

February 14, 2019
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