ana ugglor i mossen

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly a corruption of the Danish expression ulver i mosen (wolves in the marshes) which hints of dangers ahead. Literally, “To sense owls in the marsh.”

Verb[edit]

ana ugglor i mossen

  1. (idiomatic) smell a rat; to have suspicions that everything is not quite alright and that there may be more to it than meets the eye.