Denmark – Nationality-Related Idioms

Sweden

Fuld som en svensker
Drunk as a swede
To be very drunk

Svensknøgle
Swedish key
A wrench.

Greenland

Så stiv som en Grøndlænder
As drunk as a Greenlandic person
Very drunk

France

Franskbrød
French bread
A loaf of white bread.

Poland

At leve på polsk
To live in Polish
Cohabitation without being married.

Greece

Jeg er græsk-katolsk
I’m greek-catholic
It means I’m indifferent.

Turkey

Tyrkertro
Turkish faith
To believe something strongly and stubbornly, referring to Muslim philosophical determinism.

 

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