English translation: first-world problem

Swedish term or phrase:i-landsproblem
English translation:first-world problem
Entered by: trsk2000 (X)

20:13 Dec 29, 2010
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Swedish term or phrase: i-landsproblem
Jag vet precis vad den betyder för något, uppgiften är att hitta ett enda engelkst ord för det här, att slippa besväret att förklara för alla andra, 'well, there are starving children in the world, your problem pales in/by comparison'.....

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trsk2000 (X)
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first-world problem
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first-world problem

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Example sentence(s):
  • I can't decide what restaurant to have lunch at: definitely a first-world problem.
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Local time: 08:21
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Stefan A. M. Adamek
26 mins
  -> Thanks, Stefan :-)

agree  Cynthia Coan: FYI, there's an entire website devoted exclusively to first-world problems. See http://firstworldprobs.com/.
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Cynthia :-)

agree  Paul Lambert: The cynicism behind that such a statement is sickening, but yes, "first-world" problem is what I would call it.
16 hrs
  -> Thanks, Paul :-)
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