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|Danish to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Danish term or phrase: Giv mig noget ordentligt, sagligt og personligt input!|
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|English translation:Give me some decent, objective and personal input.|
The word 'ordentligt' could also be rendered as either honest, proper or even concrete. It seems to be implied that the person addressed has made only improper, subjective and unjustified comments and is now asked to be less emotional about it. 'Ordentligt' is seen as a contrast to these previous improper remarks.
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Local time: 01:42
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2 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
Give me something real, matter-of-fact and personal as input!
Native Scandinavian (Swede) with Danish friends
| Mats Wiman|
Local time: 01:42
Native speaker of: Swedish
PRO pts in pair: 70
4 hrs confidence:
Give me some well-structured input, both objective and personal.
An alternative interpretation!
Note added at 2002-03-13 06:36:47 (GMT)
The main difficulty is \"ordentligt\". V&B proffer:
1. (som er i god orden, korrekt)
orderly (fx procedure);
well-ordered (fx home);
well-regulated (fx business);
(pæn, ryddelig) tidy (fx a tidy room, tidy bookshelves);
2. (med ordenssans)
(om fremgangsmåde) orderly, methodical;
3. (sober etc.)
steady (fx a steady young man);
of regular habits (fx a man of regular habits);
4. (punktlig, nøjagtig) accurate, careful (fx he is very careful with his work);
5. (rigtig, anerkendt) regular, proper (fx doctor, nurse);
decent (fx no decent girl would do that; they pay you a decent wage);
nice (fx no nice girl swears);
good (fx I am a good girl);
7. (dannet) nice, decent (fx decent people don\'t wear that kind of clothes);
8. (hæderlig) decent (fx no decent man would cheat a friend);
9. (tilbørlig) proper, due;
10. (som forslår)
regular, thorough (fx give the engine a thorough overhaul);
T colossal (fx celebration);
terrible (fx I have got a terrible cold);
and no mistake (fx he is a fighter, and no mistake);
(amr.) some (fx det var en ordentlig cigar! some cigar (that)!);
whacking (great) (fx car, bill);
good (fx a good fire);
decent (fx next time I buy a car I want a decent one);
• han bestiller ikke noget ordentligt he doesn\'t do any real work;
en ordentlig dumhed a colossal blunder;
det er en ordentlig ferie De har haft! you (certainly) have had a holiday!, what a holiday you have had!
ordentlig generalforsamling ordinary general meeting;
ordentlige klæder decent clothes;
føre et ordentligt liv
lead a well-regulated life;
blive et ordentligt menneske (om forbryder etc.)
T go straight;
det første ordentlige måltid han har fået the first square meal he has had;
det er på tide han lærer noget ordentligt it is (high) time he learnt sth useful;
en ordentlig omgang se omgang;
(sømmelig) decent behaviour;
(mere varigt) orderly conduct;
en ordentlig overraskelse a big surprise;
en ordentlig dragt prygl a sound beating;
holde ordentlig takt keep time properly;
komme hjem i ordentlig tid
get home at a decent hour;
(regelmæssigt) keep decent hours;
* I want to do some solid reading;
a stiff dose of his own medicine;
she gave him a whacking kiss.
ordentlig² adv. (se ordentlig¹)
(1) regularly, properly;
tidily, neatly (fx all the books were neatly arranged in rows);
(2) methodically (fx proceed methodically);
(4) accurately, carefully;
(5) properly (fx not properly qualified; your face is not properly washed; wipe your boots properly);
(6) decently (fx behave, dress, talk decently);
(9) properly, duly (fx a duly addressed and stamped letter);
(10) really, well and truly, thoroughly (fx I got thoroughly wet; we beat them thoroughly);
awfully (fx it hurt awfully);
T like anything (fx they worked (, laughed) like anything);
(gengives ofte ved betoningen alene, fx nu skal vi ordentlig have sjov now we are going to have some fun);
(11) well (fx you must be able to speak the language well);
• du har ordentlig arbejdet i dag
you certainly have worked today;
(amr. T) I\'ll say you have worked today;
(1) pay regularly;
(6, 11) pay well, pay a decent wage (, price);
ordentlig klædt neatly dressed, decently dressed;
jeg blev ordentlig narret I was properly (el. well and truly) had;
opføre sig ordentlig behave properly;
opfør dig ordentlig! behave yourself!
sidde ordentlig sit properly;
nu må du ordentlig tage fat now you must get down to it (el. get cracking).
My geriatric brain.
Local time: 01:42
Native speaker of: Swedish, English
PRO pts in pair: 1727
5 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +3
substantial, objective and personal
Feed me/give me some substantial, objective and personal input.
Native Dane ;-)
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