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It was a classic catch 22.

Danish translation: det var et klassisk dilemma

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English term or phrase:It was a classic catch 22.
Danish translation:det var et klassisk dilemma
Entered by: Soren Petersen
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14:35 Mar 30, 2007
English to Danish translations [PRO]
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
English term or phrase: It was a classic catch 22.
There was nothing I could do. It was a classic catch 22.
Steen Johnsen
Brazil
Local time: 04:00
det var et klassisk dilemma
Explanation:
Iflg. ordbogen.com
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Soren Petersen
United States
Local time: 02:00
Grading comment
Tak!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
5 +1det er et klassisk paradoks (selvmodsigelse)Suzanne Blangsted
3 +1det var et klassisk dilemma
Soren Petersen
3Not for points
Christine Andersen
3det var et klassisk, håbløst dilemma
Diarmuid Kennan


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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
it was a classic catch 22.
det var et klassisk dilemma


Explanation:
Iflg. ordbogen.com


    Reference: http://ordbogen.com/opslag.php?word=catch+22&dict=enda
Soren Petersen
United States
Local time: 02:00
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Tak!

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agree  Line Asmussen
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41 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
it was a classic catch 22.
det er et klassisk paradoks (selvmodsigelse)


Explanation:
se forklaringen:
http://hos.djurs.net/leg/doublebinds.php


Suzanne Blangsted
Local time: 00:00
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Andersen: paradox er et bedre ord for situationen end dilemma. Efter min mening er det ulogiske det vigtige element her, ikke 'valget', som egentlig er taget på forhånd.
2 days16 hrs
  -> tak Christine
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
it was a classic catch 22.
det var et klassisk, håbløst dilemma


Explanation:
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Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 08:00
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2 days17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
it was a classic catch 22.
Not for points


Explanation:
Det, jeg leder efter, er elementet af bureaukratisk vanvid.

Det er et herligt eksempel i det sidste nummer af Forbrugerbladet 'Tænk':
Et luftselskab forlanger billedidentifikation - som kørekort (!) eller pas - af mindreårige børn, inden de må komme med på indenrigsruter.
(Løsningen blev at tage barnet med på toget i stedet for, men det gule sygesikringskortet var officielt tilstrækkeligt identifikation.)

Eller skattevæsenet, som insisterede på at opkræve Arbejdsmarkdsbidrag fra min 90-årige svigerfar.

Gider du fortælle os, når du lukker spøgsmålet, hvad evt. andre kom frem til?

Christine Andersen
Denmark
Local time: 09:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 7
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