Article: Simple Technique to Save your Time and Energy while Translating
Thread poster: Staff Staff
Local time: 15:55
Jul 5, 2010

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Elena Lukun
Local time: 03:55
English to Russian
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Very helpful advice! Jul 5, 2010

The tips on dealing with tough terms are really good. Leaving tough terms till the end may help to reveal their true meaning and save a lot of time. The idea is simple but not obvious, especially for newbies. Thanks!!!!


joao esteves
Local time: 19:55
English to Portuguese
It does work Jul 14, 2010

Dear colleague
I like your article.
Sometimes, simple ideas like these here shared may be of great help.
Your technique is similar to what I have done myself many times over, including color highlighting, so I can bear witnes here to its effectiveness. It does work.
We get texts, especially long and too nitty-gritty ones, which arent really clear, or even make any sense to us, before we reach its second half.
Let's remember that a word or expresion especially difficult to translate is not necessarily one we do not know at all. We may meet even well-known, everyday usage words which prove knotty to translate. And there are texts full of extremely dificult lexical items. Fortunately, most of them are not.


谢翩 谢
Local time: 06:55
Chinese to English
it really helps a lot in practice Jul 15, 2013

Well, your article is great in helping us about how to do a good translation while saving energy and improving effectiveness. I , myself, often use the same way. For some difficulty words or some words you are not familiar with, your method is practical.


Ahmad Habab  Identity Verified
United Arab Emirates
Local time: 02:55
Arabic to English
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Thanks Jan 11, 2015

Thanks for the advice.


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