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  5. "Tá smacht uaim."

" smacht uaim."

Translation:I want control.

August 9, 2015

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[deactivated user]

    Could this also mean "I need discipline"?

    January 24, 2016

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

    In the senses of either “punishment” or “self-control”, yes.

    May 11, 2016

    [deactivated user]

      Yes, I meant the latter. When I was growing up smacht was used in ordinary conversation.
      e.g. "That boy needs some smacht put on him".

      May 11, 2016

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

      I wonder if that ordinary conversation referred to the former. ;*)

      May 11, 2016

      [deactivated user]

        Not necessarily, it might have involved some training.

        May 12, 2016

        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Prony-dH-Bray

        An sometimes some smacks in the gob...

        June 3, 2016

        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RiceCake420

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