ramla av lasset.

20:45 Mar 18, 2010
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Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general) / Nynorsk - expression
Norwegian term or phrase: ramla av lasset.
I am not sure about the exact meaning about this expression, so any suggestions would be appreciated.

Full sentence: "Eg har ikkje trekt fram når eg av ramla av lasset"
Nikolaj Widenmann
United States
Local time: 13:06

Summary of answers provided
3 +1fell off the wagon
Per Bergvall



26 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
fell off the wagon

The real uncertainty should be about 'eg har ikkje trekt fram', but maybe you'd like to illuminate this with a supplementaru posting?

Per Bergvall
Local time: 21:06
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Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in category: 165
Notes to answerer
Asker: Per, I thought I had added some more context to it, but I must have forgotten to save it. Anyway, I ended up translating it as the person having "dropped the ball" (i.e., made a mistake) since it seemed to go with the context. But thanks for your help none the less. I always value your input. - Nikolaj

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  David Siebert: Agree with Per, this needs more context, it can be used metaphorically to mean quite a lot of things.
13 mins

agree  Toralf Mjelde
4 hrs
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