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Swedish to English Idioms / Maxims / Sayings Translation Glossary

Swedish term English translation
affärsmedvetenhet business sense, business orientation, business awareness
Entered by: David Rumsey
att våga stå för vem man är dare to show your true colours, stand up for yourself, show your true nature
Entered by: Christine Andersen
äga (in this context) own
Entered by: Charles Ek
”Le mot världen, och världen ler mot dig” Smile and the world smiles with you
byta fot adapt to the situation
dryg overbearing
Entered by: Anna Herbst
Ensam är inte alltid starkast No man is an island
Entered by: Tess Whitty
Flitens lampa lyser burning the midnight oil
Entered by: Plamen Nenchev
gå vind för våg let things take care of themselves
grynnor reefs, grounds
Entered by: SafeTex
gympa exercise
I bagaget In store
Entered by: David Rumsey
i samhällets tjänst for the common good
Entered by: e-beth
jag har en clown i örat? Have I got a clown in my ear? / Is there an echo in here?
Entered by: Shawn Champion
men icke förty but in spite of this
Entered by: Hanne Rask Sonderborg
motionsbehandling discussion of motions
motorjippo car show
om stjärnorna står rätt with a bit of luck
Entered by: Helen Johnson
på löpande band time and again / continuously / continual
prånglats ut peddled/foisted off/palmed off
Entered by: Shawn Champion
slagskott i krysset hits right on the dot
slår oss på fingrarna nobody can beat us
Entered by: Jan Schauseil
Smultronställe favourite (childhood) haunt/spot
Ta vara på flytet keep going while the going is good
Entered by: Paul Lambert
tappa masken let go
tar i hand shake on it
Entered by: SafeTex
tar man fan i båten får man ro honom i land if you dance with the devil, you have to pay the piper
teknikanvändning use of technology, technological applications
Entered by: David Rumsey
tidsmedveten time-conscious
Entered by: SafeTex
träffa plankan literally: hit the board
Vägen dit ... you can get there by .....
vänskap utan skuggor unconditional friendship
vilda apor / lyfta apan Chattering monkeys\' pass the buck (banana skin)
Entered by: Paul Lambert

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