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What are these sentences in English?

I'm currently reading some Chinese novels to improve my reading ability. There are sentences that I can understand roughly but can not describe them in English. I would love to understand the sentence ...
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How to translate this old saying into Chinese? [closed]

I read about this saying today and I am wandering how can I translate this into Chinese? reading novels, you live a thousand times, but only once otherwise.
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What is the translation of this nameplate? [closed]

I'm in a need of this product and I can't seem to find what this nameplate means anywhere. I'm looking for a name of the manufacturer or something that point me to that.
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What does this say? I need help [duplicate]

I've ordered a product from a chinese manufacturer and it has some specifications and I cannot understand some of it. I would apperciate if some of you guys here could help me out in translating it?
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What's the meaning of this ideogram? [closed]

Anyone can tell me the meaning of the picture's ideogram?
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How to write in Chinese: She is an English speaking secretary?

How to write in Chinese: She is an English speaking secretary? My version is: 她是英文的秘书。
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How to say “at first sight”? [closed]

How to translate "at first sight", for example in the sentence (no need to translate the whole thing): "at first sight, one might think that there is no life on the exoplanet, but after closer ...
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Can anybody tell me who this artist is? [closed]

I was wondering if anyone would know who this artist is.
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Hi, what is the meaning of what is written on the shirt? [closed]

Hi, I was wondering what's the meaning of what's written on the shirt?
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Can someone translate sentance from english to chinese? [closed]

If there was a price for my love, you could never afford it.
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I need this image translated [closed]

I'm not even sure if its chinese (I'm sorry if I'm offending someone, I'm not in touch with Chinese). I'd like to know what it means or at least some words/part of it.
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a translation request [closed]

I am preparing a toy example for my talk and it would be nice if I had this phrase translated to Chinese (simplified): "the wicked witch of Oz". Also, it would be nice if you could tell me which words ...
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Help translating [closed]

Not sure this is the correct forum for this post as I'm not a student, but I need help translating this a error message I keep getting. I'm hoping it's Chinese. https://dl.dropbox.com/u/10264776/...
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Translation needed for 4 Chinese characters [closed]

I know that separately they should mean something like "beauty", "love", "friend", "mad", but written like this, do they form a sentence?
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Is there a single English word for “苦笑”? [closed]

“苦笑” is usually defined as a forced smile, a sickly smile, a wry smile, and a bitter smile. Is there a single English word that means the same or closest to “苦笑”? Thanks!
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How do I translate “附件是我做的方案针对目前我们存在的问题”?

How can I translate correctly this sentence?: 附件是我做的方案针对目前我们存在的问题 What do 方案 and 针对 mean in this context?
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Please translate the image (Characters identified: 虾炒饭(大)) [closed]

Can someone explain the symbol at the end... the symbol that looks like breasts?
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Can someone translate this chinese letter? [closed]

I received this letter from my crush. Please help me translate this.
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English text to it's “online slang” equivalent [closed]

I'm looking for the translation of 28 short sentences to their "online" equivalent which can not be found by simply using a dictionary (The big text is mostly context clarification) The forms that ...
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How to translate “be mature” into Mandarin?

How do you say "be mature!", as in "grow up!" (a command or suggestion telling the listener to take a more adult, responsible attitude to the issue) "Don't lie to your boss about being late, just ...
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Need Help to Translate Please [closed]

Kindly help me translate these notes under a mouse :-)
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How to say this in Chinese? (This contains 7 questions) [closed]

1) To accidentally hurt yourself with something sharp like needle. For example : I accidentally pricked my finger with a needle (please help me translate this ㅠㅠ) 2) What are the correct translation ...
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How to translate “nonsense” into Chinese with precision?

Sentences that are not capable of being either true or false are called nonsense, e.g. "quadruplicity drinks procrastination" or "Socrates is a man is a man" I want to say "The Chinese language is ...
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How to write this in chinese [closed]

I want my girlfriend name tattooed in Chinese but unable to know how to write it in Chinese calligraphy. The name is HALDER(pronounced as HALDHER), can someone please let me know how it is in Chinese. ...
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What does it mean? [closed]

With the great search for plane debris currently taking place in La Reunion island, a metal has been found with what seems to be Chinese written on it (it might be a plane debris, but nobody can be ...

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