styrdans

English translation: ballroom dancing, cheek-to-cheek dancing

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Swedish term or phrase:styrdans
English translation:ballroom dancing, cheek-to-cheek dancing
Entered by: Larry Abramson

07:16 Jun 15, 2006
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / general - slang?
Swedish term or phrase: styrdans
anyone?
lo nathamundi
United States
Local time: 18:43
ballroom dancing, cheek-to-cheek dancing
Explanation:
A styrdans is any one of many dances in which partners hold each other. Slow dance, cheek-to-cheek, ballroom dancing are some terms that apply to these "tryckare." Before the advent of the Twist in 1961, this was DANCE.
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Larry Abramson
United States
Local time: 21:43
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thank you. very much. thank you also, flemming, for the explanation of why 'styr'...
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5 +4ballroom dancing, cheek-to-cheek dancing
Larry Abramson


  

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ballroom dancing, cheek-to-cheek dancing


Explanation:
A styrdans is any one of many dances in which partners hold each other. Slow dance, cheek-to-cheek, ballroom dancing are some terms that apply to these "tryckare." Before the advent of the Twist in 1961, this was DANCE.

Larry Abramson
United States
Local time: 21:43
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thank you. very much. thank you also, flemming, for the explanation of why 'styr'...

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agree  F Schultze (X): Precisely. Herren styr damen (för det meste;-).
1 hr

agree  EKM
1 hr

agree  Michele Fauble
1 hr

agree  MadeleineK
2 hrs
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