10 killer Swedish idioms and their meanings

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10 killer Swedish idioms and their meanings

It’s raining cats and dogs.

No, calicos and poodles are not falling from the sky. But is it pouring? Yes.

Ah, idioms. They seem so reasonable when heard in a native language but often take a turn for the hilarious when translated from another language.

So hold your horses (not literally) because here are 10 killer Swedish idioms and their meanings

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There is something incredibly poetic about telling someone to “paddle and turn over.” Use it at your own risk, because although innovative, it is quite offensive. And about that blue cabinet…

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