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Hur e läget.. det säger du inte

English translation: What's up?....You don't say!

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Swedish term or phrase:Hur é läget?......Säger du det!
English translation:What's up?....You don't say!
Entered by: Mats Wiman
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11:21 Jun 28, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: Hur e läget.. det säger du inte
as a greeting, or as a phrase
What's up?....you don't say
Explanation:
Literally:
What is the situation?..you don't say that
Selected response from:

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 08:40
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Summary of answers provided
na +3What's up?....you don't say
Mats Wiman
naHow's things.. you don't saySofiaH
naHow's it going...
Matthew Roy, Ph.D.


  

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9 mins
How's it going...


Explanation:
you're not telling me.

(literally: you're not saying)

Matthew Roy, Ph.D.
Local time: 23:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 36
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +3
What's up?....you don't say


Explanation:
Literally:
What is the situation?..you don't say that


    Native
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 08:40
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1826
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
24 mins

agree  Matthew Roy, Ph.D.: Hi Mats: I agree with your translation too...I've mainly heard säger du more often than det säger du inte...
45 mins
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agree  SWEDISH-TRANSLATION.com - your Swedish translation partner
2 days 1 hr
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3 days 15 hrs
How's things.. you don't say


Explanation:
If you are looking for a British translation I would go for "How's things"...

But if you're going to the States than the earlier translation is better. (what's up - never used in GB but very common in America)


    Native Swedish
SofiaH
Local time: 07:40
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