det holder nå

English translation: it\'s enough

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Norwegian term or phrase:det holder nå
English translation:it\'s enough
Entered by: Katarzyna Lewandowska, PhD

22:24 Nov 26, 2015
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / expressions
Norwegian term or phrase: det holder nå
"Han spiste hurtig, dobbelt så raskt som de andre.
Det holder nå, kom det skarpt fra moren."

I don't understand what she meant.
Did she mean: "You've had enough"? or "Eat slower" ?
Katarzyna Lewandowska, PhD
Poland
Local time: 02:38
it's enough
Explanation:
As you suggest, it is something along the line of "slow down". Enough now in the meaning enough of your behavior, not your intake.
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erlihjem
Local time: 02:38
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4 +3it's enough
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
it's enough


Explanation:
As you suggest, it is something along the line of "slow down". Enough now in the meaning enough of your behavior, not your intake.

erlihjem
Local time: 02:38
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Per Bergvall
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agree  Michele Fauble
21 hrs

agree  Norskpro: maybe "that's enough"
2 days 16 hrs
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