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Hur svarar man "I like them both the same"?

När man frågar "Vill du hellre dricker te än kaffe?" Hur då kan jag svara:
"No, I actually like them both the same. Sometimes I fancy tea, but at other times I'll have coffee." på svenska?

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    Hi,

    First, let me correct your Swedish a tiny bit;
    - När man frågar "Vill du hellre dricker te än kaffe?" Hur då kan jag svara:
    - När man frågar "Vill du hellre dricka té än kaffe?". Hur kan jag då svara?

    Now with that said, lets get into the translation part. The question literally translates to;
    - Vill du hellre dricka té än kaffe?
    - Would you rather drink tea than coffee?

    That phrasing sounds a bit odd. I would probably phrase it like this instead;
    - Vad föredrar du (att dricka), té eller kaffe?
    - What do yo prefer (to drink), tea or coffee?
    (not necessary to include, it's understood)

    And then for the second part. Here's a (near) literal translation;
    - "No, I actually like them both the same. Sometimes I fancy tea, but at other times I'll have coffee."
    - "Nej, jag gillar 'faktiskt' ('actually', I would probably not include this word when saying this sentence in Swedish, unless the answer is given as 'as a matter of fact') båda 'lika mycket' ('as much'). Ibland föredrar jag té, men vid andra tillfällen så tar jag kaffe."

    Again, that last part sounds a bit odd in Swedish, so I'd probably phrase it like this instead;
    - Ibland dricker jag té och ibland kaffe.
    - Sometimes I drink tea and sometimes coffee.

    Alternative;
    - Ibland föredrar jag té och ibland (föredrar jag) kaffe.
    - Sometimes I prefer tea and sometimes (I prefer) coffee.
    (not necessary to include, it's understood)

    Hope it answered your question!
    /Marcus

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