"Unge mænd vil ikke giftes."

Translation:Young men do not want to get married.

3 years ago

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"Young men will not marry". Rejected, but this would also be an answer.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Macflopperson

This would be correct if the sentence was "Unge mænd vil ikke gifte" I suppose, not absolutely sure though.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mipani
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What about "Young men will not get married"? This was rejected, too.

2 years ago

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The Danish sentence expresses a distinct desire not to get married, whilst, "Young men will not get married", although nearly similar to my suggestion above, is lacking in this desire, and suggests that there are other reasons for not getting married than their desire not to do so.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Marta803447

Why is "vil ikke" translated as "don't want" and it is not used vil ikke gerne or vil ikke have to express that desire?

1 year ago

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As far as I know, "...vil ikke gerne..." should be OK.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mipani
mipani
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Your answer sounds reasonable. Thank you and have a lingot.

2 years ago

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epac-mcl
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Thank you. I'm glad to help.

2 years ago

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niscate
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An ancient Danish saying, I suppose?

3 years ago

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that's so stereotypical... Y__Y

2 years ago
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