Interpreters for the famous
Thread poster: Noni Gilbert

Noni Gilbert  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 06:08
Spanish to English
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Jul 25, 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/25/interpreters-world-events-gorbachev-reagan-deng-xiaoping-ahmadinejad

An interesting read. I like the description "You have your favourite synonyms and idioms, like pocket change", which applies even to translation on occasions.


 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 05:08
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Thanks, Noni! Jul 26, 2014

And yes me too, I have my favourite synonyms and idioms...

 

PatrickMoreschi
United States
Local time: 22:08
Interpreters Feb 27, 2015

Thank you for sharing professional interpreters’ history. Yes they spend their time "in the booth".

 


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