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Thread poster: Serena Basili

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Jun 18, 2015

Sorry in advance for the outburst which follows, but I need to say:

Is it really THAT difficult to understand that

1) if my mothertongue is ITALIAN I can't check grammar and lexicon of an ENGLISH TEXT (plus: the Italian version DOES NOT EXIST, the document was written by an Italian living in the US!);

2) I CAN'T TRANSLATE THE DOCUMENT INTO GERMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (BTW translating it from the Italian version I have to provide)


Apparently, for my boss IT REALLY IS. (*array of facepalms*)

Last, but not least.....I was asked to correct possible mistakes, but the file is a PDF and the author hasn't made an editable version OBVIOUSLY, so I will have to COMMENT EVERY SINGLE MISTAKE/MISSPELLING/THING I DON'T LIKE (*the array of facepalms has just become my head hitting directly the desk*)

From a hopeless translator looking forward to becoming freelance (and to BEING ABLE to refuse such jobs)!

[Edited at 2015-06-18 14:31 GMT]

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