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New client and new Trados - discounts?
Thread poster: Jenny Nilsson

Jenny Nilsson  Identity Verified
Sweden
Local time: 18:02
English to Swedish
Jun 16, 2011

I am using Trados for the first time, and also having a new client I am wondering about the discounts? The clients has specified the following:
Repetitions 10%

100% 10%

95% - 99% 30%

85% - 94% 60%

75% - 84% 80%

50% - 74% 100%

New 100%

However, as it is a new client, are not all words going to be new? Resulting in
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I am using Trados for the first time, and also having a new client I am wondering about the discounts? The clients has specified the following:
Repetitions 10%

100% 10%

95% - 99% 30%

85% - 94% 60%

75% - 84% 80%

50% - 74% 100%

New 100%

However, as it is a new client, are not all words going to be new? Resulting in no discount at all?
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Ana Malovrh  Identity Verified
Slovenia
Local time: 18:02
Member (2010)
German to Slovenian
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translation memory Jun 16, 2011

Not necessarily, the client may provide you with their own translation memory.

And even if not, if the translation memory is empty, then, theoretically, you would get 100% matches only. Usually texts repeat themselves to some extent and in this case you might come across 50%, repetitions and others. It depends on the subject you are translating.

50% for example means, that half of the sentence is identical to another sentence in the translation memory (entered by you
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Not necessarily, the client may provide you with their own translation memory.

And even if not, if the translation memory is empty, then, theoretically, you would get 100% matches only. Usually texts repeat themselves to some extent and in this case you might come across 50%, repetitions and others. It depends on the subject you are translating.

50% for example means, that half of the sentence is identical to another sentence in the translation memory (entered by you or already stored). So if there are repeated sentences in your text, then this would be visible in the analysis.
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