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QUICK QUIZ: Are you fooled by these Danish 'false friends'?

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QUICK QUIZ: Are you fooled by these Danish 'false friends'?
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18:19 CET+01:00
With shared linguistic roots, it's no surprise that the occasional Danish word can sound familiar to English speakers. But translation isn't always as straightforward as it seems.

Can you figure out the meanings of these false friends? Are any of the 'false' friends real ones? Take our quiz to test your Danish skills.

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