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Справка № ..... Настоящим удостоверяется, что ....

English translation: "This is to certify..."


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18:19 Mar 22, 2007
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Russian term or phrase: Справка № ..... Настоящим удостоверяется, что ....
Можно конечно перевести в лоб. Но наверняка должна быть спциальная форма подобных справок.
Заранее спасибо!
Bashir Magomedov
English translation:"This is to certify..."
But why is it marked "potentially offensive"?
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Local time: 20:52
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4 +10"This is to certify..."



3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +10
"This is to certify..."

But why is it marked "potentially offensive"?

Local time: 20:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 92
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you, very mauch.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Anton Konashenok: probably the thing being certified is offensive ;-)
1 min
  -> Yes, that was my thought, but the asker judiciously omitted it ;-)

agree  Smantha
7 mins

agree  Roman Bardachev: and even with the warning I am appalled by the blatant offensiveness of the question
11 mins
  -> Different strokes for different folks ;-)

agree  Jack Doughty
46 mins

agree  Vanda Nissen
1 hr

agree  protolmach
1 hr

agree  Alexander Onishko: "Настоящим удостоверяется, что ...."=""This is to certify..." - but what about "Справка № " ? note ?
3 hrs

agree  Mark Vaintroub
6 hrs

agree  Marina Aleyeva
6 hrs

agree  abc def
6 days
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Changes made by editors
Mar 22, 2007 - Changes made by Natalie:
May OffendChecked » Not Checked
Not for PointsChecked » Not Checked

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