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Har du svårt att hålla reda på karaktärerna i böckerna?

English translation: Do you find it difficult to keep track of the characters in the books?

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Swedish term or phrase:Har du svårt att hålla reda på karaktärerna i böckerna?
English translation:Do you find it difficult to keep track of the characters in the books?
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08:29 Jan 30, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Swedish term or phrase: Har du svårt att hålla reda på karaktärerna i böckerna?
It appears on a Norwegian website
John neilan
Do you find it difficult to keep track of the characters in the books?
Explanation:
It' Swedish.
hålla reda på=to keep track of
karaktär=character
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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 06:11
Grading comment
The answer was clear and concise, exactly what I was looking for. Thank you very much, and thanks also to other people who responded.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naDo you find it difficult to keep track of the characters in the books?
Mats Wiman
naDo you have problems keeping track of the grades in the books?
Roald Toskedal
nahave you difficulty
Andy Bell


  

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1 hr
have you difficulty


Explanation:
This is Swedish - not Norwegian. i can't make an exact translation of "reda", but I think it means "already". The phrase therefore means something like

Are you already having difficulty holding the books characters.

Bear in mind I translate Norwegian not swedish. you might try putting it up to the Swedish pairing!


    Andy Bell (Please click kudos if this is in any way helpful)
Andy Bell
Local time: 13:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 50

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1 hr
Do you have problems keeping track of the grades in the books?


Explanation:
I can't figure out what books they're talking about here, but "hålla reda på" =
"Keeping track (of)", "karaktärerna"= "the grades", and "böckerna"= "the books". The language in question here is Swedish, so maybe a Swede would know what books they actually are, but I can vouch for the wording here, even though I'm a native Norwegian.

Roald Toskedal
Norway
Local time: 06:11
Native speaker of: Norwegian
PRO pts in pair: 104
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3 hrs
Do you find it difficult to keep track of the characters in the books?


Explanation:
It' Swedish.
hålla reda på=to keep track of
karaktär=character


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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 06:11
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1826
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Changes made by editors
Sep 29, 2006 - Changes made by Daphne b:
Term asked » Har du svårt att hålla reda på karaktärerna i böckerna?
Language pairNorwegian to English » Swedish to English


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