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English term or phrase:flash mob
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15:21 Nov 26, 2008
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English term or phrase: flash mob
Definition from Wikipedia:
A flash mob is a large group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual action for a brief time, then quickly disperse.

Example sentence(s):
  • More than 4000 clubbers danced through the rush hour at Victoria station in Britain's biggest flash mob stunt. The Travelin' Librarian
  • By combining the power of the Internet to compare prices with the stealth tactics of the flash mob, team buyers are driving hard bargains in the world's hottest economy. Christian Science Monitor
  • The crowd got its instructions of where to meet via the mailing list of the London flash mob website. BBC Home
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En flash mob er en gruppe af mennesker, der forsamles pludseligt på et offentligt sted, og fælles udfører en usædvanlig og ofte morsom handling, hvorefter de spredes igen.
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Definition from Wikipedia:
En flash mob er en gruppe af mennesker, der forsamles pludseligt på et offentligt sted, og fælles udfører en usædvanlig og ofte morsom handling, hvorefter de spredes igen.

Example sentence(s):
  • 27. november var der for første gang flashmob i København. - Roager webSpot  
  • Deltagerne i en flashmob... modtager per e-mail eller mobiltelefon instrukser om at møde op et bestemt sted til et bestemt tidspunkt, udføre deres absurde handling og så straks forlade stedet igen (Inf 8.9.2003) - Dansk Sprognævn  
  • Vi faldt lige over denne flashmob på Grand Central Station i New York... 200 mennesker, der synkront stopper op og fryser til glæde og forundring for stationens resterende 500.000 daglige besøgende. - overskrift.dk  

Stavning: flashmob, jf. Dansk sprognævn

Ordet flashmobber bruges om en person, der deltager i en flashmob, jf. Dansk Sprognævn.

Wikipedia giver en uddybende beskrivelse af begrebet med mange eksempler på forskellige former for flashmobs.

Marie Halvorsen
United States
Local time: 02:58
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in category: 4

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Yes  Mette Melchior
9 days

Yes  Gert Josef Fode: http://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flash_mob#Flash_mob_i_Danmark
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17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5

Definition from own experience or research:
En gruppe af personer, der hurtigt kan foretage en aktion.

Example sentence(s):
  • En hurtigaktionsgruppe dukkede pludseligt op og forsvandt hurtigt igen. - Own research  
Jon Hedemann
Local time: 11:58
Native speaker of: Danish
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