ingen ko på isen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of "der er ingen ko på isen, så længe rumpen er i land" (there is no cow on the ice as long as the buttock is on land).

Phrase[edit]

ingen ko isen

  1. (idiomatic) the coast is clear; there is no cause for concern.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "no cow on the ice". Short version of "det är ingen ko på isen så länge rumpan är i land" (there is no cow on the ice as long as the buttock is on land).

Phrase[edit]

ingen ko isen

  1. (idiomatic) the coast is clear; (there is) no immediate danger

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