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Thread poster: Tom in London

Tom in London
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Italian to English
Rigour May 9

Phil Hand wrote: 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 to English
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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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English to Afrikaans
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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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