Att härda sig

07:39 May 30, 2020
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Swedish term or phrase: Att härda sig
Att härda sig mot myggbett
Tariq Khader
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:27

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4 +1Learn to endure
Agneta Pallinder



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Learn to endure

Did this as a 14 year old at scout camp on a rainy Baltic island.

Note added at 1 hr (2020-05-30 08:46:21 GMT)

Learned to endure midge bites, that is.

Note added at 1 hr (2020-05-30 09:34:05 GMT)

No it wasn't Gotland, but a small island called Rånö. Very wet that summer. Loads of midges.

Agneta Pallinder
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:27
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Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you Agneta, Gotland was it? I couldn’t think of the English but I heard the concept being discussed 18 years ago when I spent the summer on Norrbyskär

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Matt Bibby: Yep. For me it was fly-fishing in Råneå, summer 2005. I still have nightmares.
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