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English translation: specializing in

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16:32 May 30, 2002
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: major (at university) > Br. Eng.
Is "major" used in Br. Eng. too? If not, what is?
xxxJon Zuber
English translation:specializing in
Explanation:
Rather than "to major in..." we'd say to specialize in....(appropriate field of study)"
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Sarah Ponting
Italy
Local time: 17:39
Grading comment
Actually I was looking for the noun, but you got me there.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +1specializing in
Sarah Ponting


  

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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
specializing in


Explanation:
Rather than "to major in..." we'd say to specialize in....(appropriate field of study)"

Sarah Ponting
Italy
Local time: 17:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 67
Grading comment
Actually I was looking for the noun, but you got me there.

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