erottaa jyvät akanoista

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erottaa jyvät akanoista

  1. (idiomatic) To separate the wheat from the chaff (to select only that which is of value).
    Tässä kaupungissa on paljon ravintoloita, mutta on vaikea erottaa jyvät akanoista.
    There are plenty of restaurants in this city, but it's difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff.


  • See erottaa.
  • jyvät is in plural and normally in the accusative case (which appears identical to the nominative case in plural), but is inflected in the partitive case to express an ongoing or incomplete action or if used in the negative.
  • akanoista is not inflected.