Poll: Do you discuss translation-related issues with your spouse/partner?
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May 10, 2015

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Teresa Borges
Local time: 10:19
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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No May 10, 2015

As I said before (another repeated poll) I am a widow. Sometimes I do discuss translation-related issues with my children (a lawyer, an architect and a biotechnology translator) if and when I have a problem...



Jennifer Forbes  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:19
Member (2006)
French to English
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I used to May 10, 2015

I sometimes used to discuss translation matters with my spouse/partner when I had one. Now, I often discuss them with my son who is also a translator. Most helpful and cheering. We enjoy a good rant.


Luiz Barucke
Local time: 07:19
Member (2013)
Spanish to Portuguese
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Sometimes, May 10, 2015

but it's not her favorite subject, so I try to avoid it.


neilmac  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:19
Spanish to English
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Other May 10, 2015

I'll sound off about my work-related issues to anyone within earshot....


Triston Goodwin  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 03:19
Spanish to English
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Yes May 10, 2015

Still married to a fellow translatoricon_smile.gif


Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 02:19
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
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I'm single May 11, 2015

When my husband, a native speaker of Portuguese, was alive, I consulted him frequently.

We had a grant to translate 18th century Brazilian documents. We would look at those page-long sentences and race to see who found the verb first.


Chris S  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Swedish to English
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Only one of them May 11, 2015

The rest are better on cooking and cleaning duties


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