"Ska vi ta en snaps till maten?"

Translation:Shall we take a snaps with the food?

January 28, 2015

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Anders969215

I heard "ska vi ta en snabbis till maten" at first...

July 29, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Seraph259

Why till and not med here?

March 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/HelenCarlsson

That's a very good question! And unfortunately I don't know why, but we always say "till" about what to drink with the food:
vitt vin till förrätten
öl till maten
portvin till efterrätten
cognac till kaffet

March 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Zmrzlina

And the same goes for parts of a dish, I've found. Thus we say that vi äter potatis till biffen ("we eat potatoes with the steak") when speaking about the components. But when speaking about the dish as a whole, we say it with med or och, as in vi äter biff med/och lök ("we eat steak and onion").

March 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/friswing

'biff med lök' is a dish.

April 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Sjodni

What is a snaps?

January 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/HelenCarlsson

You can read about snaps here.

January 28, 2015
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