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göra ifrån sig

English translation: do well

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21:24 Aug 15, 2002
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Swedish term or phrase: göra ifrån sig
Han fortsätter sin sjöförklaring med att berätta om åren i Royal Navy, där han fick segla öppna valbåtar, hur han kappseglade och gjorde bra ifrån sig.
David Rumsey
Canada
Local time: 05:42
English translation:do well
Explanation:
achieve well

be succesful

Whichever you think sounds better in this context.

"göra ifrån sig", without "bra", in another context, also means "empty ones bowels", but it is NOT applicable here.
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EKM
Sweden
Local time: 14:42
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +2do wellEKM


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
do well


Explanation:
achieve well

be succesful

Whichever you think sounds better in this context.

"göra ifrån sig", without "bra", in another context, also means "empty ones bowels", but it is NOT applicable here.

EKM
Sweden
Local time: 14:42
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 24

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elisabeth af Geijerstam Grothey: did well (in this context)
22 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  Hans-Bertil Karlsson
9 hrs
  -> Tack ska du ha!
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