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"Північ чекає."

Translation:The North waits.

June 1, 2015

16 Comments


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

Winter is coming . . .


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ID-007
  • 2030

Unless you live down under. In that case: summer is comming!


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

A reverse Game of Thrones in an alternate universe . . . ;)


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

Can someone use this sentence in context please?


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

Well I can imagine this phrase in some soviet propaganda, e.g. when they tried to persuade people to go work and live in the nothern regions of the country


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

Or just a trip to the Taiga? The North awaits would be perfectly apoltical here in Canada.


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

Different culture, different history.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alkrem
  • 1249

Are you OK? Probably not. I can imagine this phrase in this specific course on Duolingo. I can imagine every crazy thing here. Other couses on Duolingo are fine.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gnr1x

that was funny as hell


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gerald105030

I got it right, but I'm curious, could "awaits" be used in place of "waits", or is that a totally different word?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Weylin366674

"The North awaits" is perfectly fine. I think it works better here because it's intransitive.


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

I would like to know also please


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ID-007
  • 2030

If you go to your favorite Web search engine and search for "the north waits", you should get several good contexts (Google did). You want to enter the quotes as well...

HTH.


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

Enigmatic. Reminds me of 'The West's awake' in Irish political/historical mythology


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EricPlaut1

Right: “awaits” is not a typo, but a way of saying the same that many people would use mock-poetically.

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