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22:31 Jun 18, 2005
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Chinese term or phrase: 为澳洲华人历史展开第一页
1999年,本会于悉尼设立反同性恋协会,为澳洲华人历史展开第一页。
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1Turned the first page of the history book for Chinese people in Australia
Nigel Jones
4opened a new page in the story of Chinese in Australia
Paul Hirsh
3wrote the first page of Australian-Chinese history, of the history of the Australian-Chinese
chica nueva


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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
为澳洲华人历史展开第一页
Turned the first page of the history book for Chinese people in Australia


Explanation:
An attempt, maybe a bit direct and corny but understandable

Nigel Jones
China
Local time: 06:58
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  billychang: I would use "wrote" the first page
37 mins

agree  Wenjer Leuschel
3 hrs
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
为澳洲华人历史展开第一页
wrote the first page of Australian-Chinese history, of the history of the Australian-Chinese


Explanation:
wrote the first page of Australian-Chinese history, of the history of the Australian-Chinese

cf the New Zealand-Chinese, the Malaysian-Chinese etc


chica nueva
Local time: 10:58
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9 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
为澳洲华人历史展开第一页
opened a new page in the story of Chinese in Australia


Explanation:
"new" rather than "first", as there were surely Chinese in Australia before 1999.

Paul Hirsh
France
Local time: 00:58
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Native speaker of: English
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