Some Swedish, Swenglish, and gibberish proverbs I collected.
Good to know! Try using them in Sweden, people will look at you with different eyes! (or über confused)
Meaning: To do it properly
Meaning: You shouldn’t forget the details
Meaning: That was a very accurate statement
Meaning: Can’t see the whole picture because of too much focus on the details
Meaning: Close, but not close enough. (equivalent to: close, but no cigar)
Meaning: You really got me there!
Meaning: Everyone is stupid from time to time
(by the way, I welded that basket on the bike. We tried to re-enact E.T. movie scene here.)
Meaning: You are allowed to point out if something is wrong
Meaning: You are in the pipe line
Meaning: you got it
Meaning: Peoples taste in matters differs.
Meaning: Something you say to avoid bad luck
Meaning: two birds, one stone
Meaning: waste a lot of heat and energy for something totally useless