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08:22 Jun 21, 2001
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: See context please
mag je het kersensnoepje uit mijn mond zuigen - I have a wager with a friend that I cannot translate this phrase. Can you help? I suspect its not something you'd say in public......
michael smith
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naYou can take the cherry bonbon out of my mouthSophie Huysentruyt-Dugmore
na(then) you may suck the cherry bonbon out of my mouth
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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13 mins
(then) you may suck the cherry bonbon out of my mouth


Explanation:
If it's a question: May you suck the...?
Just one possibility - 'mild' translation.

I assume you didn't find this sentence in a translation job?
What the heck, it's almost Friday :)

HTH


Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 11:05
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278
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13 days
You can take the cherry bonbon out of my mouth


Explanation:
Sounds sweeter - depending on the context.Wouldn't use "suck" in English.

Sophie Huysentruyt-Dugmore
Local time: 12:05
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