Extras 12.3 LearnNoW
12.3 Man (one)
Man is an indefinite pronoun. It is used to refer to people, but not to specific individuals:
|Man spiser ribbe på julaften.
One eats ribs on Christmas Eve.
|I Norge bruker man flagg på juletreet.
In Norway, one uses flags on the Christmas tree.
En is also often used in the same way:
|En kan studere norsk på Internett.
One can study Norwegian on the Internet.