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Japanese translation: オリジナルのものを見たいですか

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English term or phrase:Do you want to see something original?
Japanese translation:オリジナルのものを見たいですか
Entered by: xxxjsl
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09:59 Mar 23, 2003
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Do you want to see something original?
Could you just tell me if the correct translation is:
オリジナルの何かを見たいと思うか。
and if there are any mispellings?
Thank you!
xxxUlybka
Local time: 20:24
オリジナルのものを見たいですか
Explanation:
オリジナルのものを見たいですか
(originaru no mono o mitai desu ka)

This sounds better. Translating "something" as "何か" sounds literal and unnatural here. Also, using "です" (desu) or "ます" (masu) is better for it to sound polite.


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Note added at 2003-03-23 10:04:29 (GMT)
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If ¥"何か¥" is used in this sentence, ¥"何かオリジナルのものを見たいですか¥" or ¥"オリジナルのものを何か見たいですか¥" would be okay.
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xxxjsl
Local time: 03:24
Grading comment
Thanks, Daisuke. I am now done with my translations, and you helped me a lot. I appreciate it very much.
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オリジナルのものを見たいですか


Explanation:
オリジナルのものを見たいですか
(originaru no mono o mitai desu ka)

This sounds better. Translating "something" as "何か" sounds literal and unnatural here. Also, using "です" (desu) or "ます" (masu) is better for it to sound polite.


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Note added at 2003-03-23 10:04:29 (GMT)
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If ¥"何か¥" is used in this sentence, ¥"何かオリジナルのものを見たいですか¥" or ¥"オリジナルのものを何か見たいですか¥" would be okay.


xxxjsl
Local time: 03:24
PRO pts in pair: 1002
Grading comment
Thanks, Daisuke. I am now done with my translations, and you helped me a lot. I appreciate it very much.
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