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1Lost in translation Empty Lost in translation on Wed Aug 19, 2009 5:01 am

NickAustria

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I figure this would be a fun/useful thread for translation help. I already have one lol.

Here is a sample sentence out of my practice books. The only important part is knowing the reading for the kanji, but the actual sentence itself is bugging me.

ぎじゅつが進みいまこの国は世界の工場といわれるまでになった。

What I get out of it is something like, ”It is still becoming to be said, progressing technology now in this country is the world's factories." Totally confusing. I don't really understand.

Any help would be appreciated.

2Lost in translation Empty Re: Lost in translation on Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:12 am

BrianBerry

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The flow of that sentences confuses the hell out of me lol.

3Lost in translation Empty Re: Lost in translation on Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:25 am

GodsGirl7

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Here's a song title: "みんながいる世界をひとつに愛をもっとGive&Takeしましょう" With random English in the middle, haha. When I first saw it, I stared at it for like ten minutes. I understand all the individual words, but I've never been able to make sense out of it. ^_^;;

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4Lost in translation Empty Re: Lost in translation on Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:09 pm

NickAustria

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Haha, yeah I know all the individual words but don't get it.

5Lost in translation Empty Re: Lost in translation on Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:35 pm

LadyRia221


what? that is so random but somehow it flows(?)

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