Off topic: Translating funny idioms
Thread poster: Kay Denney

Kay Denney  Identity Verified
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French to English
Jan 24

This is a lovely take on translating funny idioms: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/jan/24/dont-blame-mirror-your-ugly-face-foreign-idioms-hannah-jane-parkinson

And there are some hilarious comments too!


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Marjolein Snippe  Identity Verified
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Love them Jan 24

Thanks for posting!
There are definitely some gems hiding in other languages!

[Edited at 2020-01-24 11:03 GMT]


 


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