13 Hilarious & Weird Swedish Idioms

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This was sent over to me from some friends reading The Local; an article about funny Swedish idioms.

I put them all together in one page with some extra idioms and our own interpretations.

Are there any other idioms to add?

Nära skjuter ingen hare – A close shot will never get you the rabbit What it really means: I was so close to winning! Yea, “it was close but no cigar.”

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