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10. It/there

The Norwegian word "det" in constructions like "Det er 29 elever i klassen" or "Det er lenge til jul" needs to be translated differently depending on the meaning or function of "det". Since this is an example of two different functions being filled by the same word in Norwegian, but not in English, this is a trap for Norwegian students: "*It isIt/there 29 students in class". On paper: i-t