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What happened to the full stop?
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Tom in London
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Rigour May 9

Phil Hand wrote:

.....do we discover the same issues (long sentences, ambiguous/lazy handling of lists) because:
English is particularly rigorous on these issues?


No; the English language (per se) is not rigorous; it is we translators who are rigorous.


 

Lincoln Hui  Identity Verified
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Chinese sentences May 9

I regularly merge sentences in English to Chinese translation and separate them in Chinese to English translation. It's a fact of life.

 

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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@Vanda May 9

Vanda Nissen wrote:
I think, Samuel is right - it could be caused by the social media.


To be fair, I was simply repeating something I've read somewhere (that happens to make sense to me).


Vanda Nissen
 
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