"He takes off his hat."

Translation:Han tar av sig hatten.

March 15, 2015

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Louiselnd

BUT YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON

September 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Metlieb

I wrote Han tar av sig hatten, which was accepted. Out of curiosity, would Han tar av sig sin hat be accepted, too?

March 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Lundgren8

Yes, both are accepted. Han tar av sig hatten is considered the best translation.

March 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Cameron.Fancher

Why is it "hatten"?

June 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Arnauti

I wrote something about this here: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/6014446

June 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Cameron.Fancher

Thank you for your help. :) You and the other mods are very helpful, it's very different from the other courses I've done.

+1 Lingot. :)

June 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/tivasyk

i typed in "Han tar av sin hatt" and it was accepted. now i have read your comment and i wonder if the phrase i used would sound ok to a swede at all; in general would it be ok (at least in come contexts) to use just "tar av" (without sig etc) like that?

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/NicolsRocc

but isn't it the translation "the hat"? because here they are strict when you write "the hat" or "a hat"

July 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/hornedhorse9

Hatten indicts its his in swedish like swedes say brush the teeth in a literal translation but its more like a possesive thing . just a swedish quirk !

March 27, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/soundspirit

Could you also change the word like "Han tar hatten av sig"?. Would that be acceptable and common? I'm pretty sure you can do a similar thing with the phrase "har på sig"...

February 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/KiwiDressager

And on those lines: "Han tar sin hatt av sig"...? It looks awkward but just wondering if technically it could be correct.

February 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DAGHLM19

So, 'av' is 'off' and 'of'?

July 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/leo-arg

Can I say: Han tar sig hatten av ??

March 5, 2019
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