To indre og vekk men

English translation: When I left I felt I had really taken care of him / beaten him.

10:04 Apr 3, 2005
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
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Norwegian term or phrase: To indre og vekk men
When I left I felt “To indre og vekk men”.
quincey
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:44
English translation:When I left I felt I had really taken care of him / beaten him.
Explanation:
"To indre og vekk me'n" comes from speed skating, and one of the Norwegian champions was famous for saying this about how he planned to beat the opponent. "Two inner curves and he's gone" refers to the fact that skaters go inner curves one round, then outer curves the next. A skater will normally attack his oppenent in a round where he goes "inner curves". "Å ta innersvingen" (To take the inner curve) means to establish advantage over someone.
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Terje Ostgaard
Spain
Local time: 15:44
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5 +2When I left I felt I had really taken care of him / beaten him.
Terje Ostgaard


  

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When I left I felt I had really taken care of him / beaten him.


Explanation:
"To indre og vekk me'n" comes from speed skating, and one of the Norwegian champions was famous for saying this about how he planned to beat the opponent. "Two inner curves and he's gone" refers to the fact that skaters go inner curves one round, then outer curves the next. A skater will normally attack his oppenent in a round where he goes "inner curves". "Å ta innersvingen" (To take the inner curve) means to establish advantage over someone.

Terje Ostgaard
Spain
Local time: 15:44
Native speaker of: Norwegian
PRO pts in category: 4

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