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"You'll have to phrase it another way. They have no word for 'fetch.' "
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Danaelect: 'There wouldn't be so many problems if everyone spoke the same language, so I'm creating one.'
"I've got tech support. I'm on hold for tech support translator."
'Its all Greek to me.'
'It must be nice to be bilingual.'
'Go ahead, speak some legal lingo. I want to try out this translation app.'
Previously indecipherable, Professor Wiggins translates another ancient text using the newly discovered Rosetta phone.
'I say to hell with it. If it can't be said in English, it ain't worth saying at all.'
"And, finally, to my wife, my love and appreciation for her understanding and critical insights, without whom this project would never have been accomplished."
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'Avez-vous French toast?'
"I translate books from English into better English."
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'Marcia, do we have anyone in legal who's fluent in both 'Mumbo' and 'Jumbo'?'
Unfortunately, the minister's little joke didn't translate well into Ukrainian.
"It's translated from French, so where it says 'Harvard Business School' it may mean 'jail.'"
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'Do you speak English?'
Fortunately there was an interpreter for those who understood sign language.
'It's the French Government - they want us to return all the words we borrowed from their language.'
Never say goodbye say ciao!
"With so much business coming from China he thought he'd get ahead of the curve and learn a bit of the language...but it turned out to be a lot trickier than he thought... He was trying to wish them a joyous Quingming festival, but actually told them to l
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"I can't put it into layman's language for you. I don't know any layman's language."
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A sign language interpreter makes a dirty hand gesture.
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'My goodness, Mr. Grtptzsk -- how long has it been since you had a vowel movement?'
Orator translates in many languages.
'Are they friendly?'