dumpe

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dumpe

  1. (intransitive) To receive a non-passing grade; to fail.
    Jeg dumpede i engelsk!
    I failed English!
    • 2010, Elith Bjarne Olsen, Homo Habilis, BoD – Books on Demand (ISBN 9788771140798), page 67
      Bjarne var den eneste der dumpede i matematik, alle andre bestod. Yderligere viste det sig, at Bjarnes hold, var det eneste hold på hele kurset, hvor der ikke var nogen elever der dumpede.
      Bjarne was the only one to fail math, everyone else passed. Furthermore, it turned out that Bjarne's team was the only team on the entire course from which noone failed.
    • 2014, Bent Haller, Wenni i spejlet, Rosinante & Co (ISBN 9788763836654)
      Hvis var skylden, når eller hvis hun dumpede i matematik? Nogen skulle have skylden, den lille grimme abe krævede et sted, hvor den kunne sidde og skide på det hele.
      Whose was the blame, when or if she failed math? Someone had to take the blame, the ugly little monkey demanded a place to sit and don't give a shit.
    • 2007, John Allen, Fredsrebellen: den autoriserede biografi om Desmond Tutu, Lindhardt og Ringhof (ISBN 9788711260821), page 36
      Men der ventede ham et chok sidst på året: Han dumpede i matematik og dermed til afgangseksamen fra underskolen. Flere årtier senere have han stadig en tydelig erindring om denne dag: Alle troede, jeg ville bestå, men det gjorde jeg ikke.
      But a shocking event awaited him by the end of they year: He failed math and thus the final exam of lower school. Several decades, he still had a clear memory of this day: Everyone though I would pass, but I didn't.
  2. (transitive) To dispense a non-passing grade.
    Læreren dumpede ham på grund af hans stammen.
    The teacher failed him because of his stuttering.
    • 2014, Rachel Caine, The Morganville Vampires #7: Nedsmeltningen, Tellerup A/S (ISBN 9788758818634)
      „Læreren, fordi han bliver ved med at give os de her åndssvage prøver og dumper mig hver eneste gang.“ Monica gravede tre sammenhæftede opgavebesvarelser fremfra rygsækken og smed dem på bordet. De var overmalet med grønt.
      The teacher, because he keeps giving us these ridiculous tests and failing me every single time. Monica produced three fastened-together assignments from her backpack and threw them on the table. They were painted green all over.
  3. (transitive) To discontinue a romantic relationship with; to dump.
    Nikolai dumpede mig! Meganederen.
    Nikolai dumped me! What a bummer.
    • 2011, Robert Muchamore, Cherub 10 - Generalen, ArtPeople (ISBN 9788771086522)
       »Dana dumpede mig, Kerry vil ikke have mig tilbage, Gabrielle bryder sig ikke om mig, og selv den tilfældige babe, jeg lagde an på på kasinoet, begyndte at tage pis på mig ...«
       »Dana dumped me, Kerry doesn't want me back, Gabrielle doesn't like me, and even the random babe I hit on at the casino began shitting with me ...«
    • 2015, Tove Alsterdal, Lad mig tage din hånd, Modtryk (ISBN 9788771463620)
      “Nej, hvor fanden skulle jeg vide det fra? I øvrigt er jeg ligeglad. Det var hende, der dumpede mig, så hvis du har tænkt dig at komme og anklage mig for noget ... Hvad har hun i grunden sagt om mig?”
      “No, how the hell should I know that? I don't really care anyway. It was her that dumped me, so if you're going to accuse me of anything ... What did she even say about me?“

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

dumpe

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of dumpen