vetë i tretë

English translation: he and two others

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Albanian term or phrase:vetë i tretë
English translation:he and two others
Entered by: larserik

22:18 Nov 16, 2006
Albanian to English translations [PRO]
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Albanian term or phrase: vetë i tretë
I have this expression twice in a newspaper interview:
"Pas kësaj pritë, vrasësit do të mund të qëllojnë mbi F., po vetë i tretë në të mbrëmjes"
and
"Pas pak kohe vritet vetë i tretë në Q., tek po kthehej nga puna si polic"
It looks like putting an emphasis to the phrase, nothing like number 3. (I know very little of colloquial Albanian...) Could somebody give me an English equivalent?
larserik
Sweden
Local time: 09:24
he and two others
Explanation:
I would translate the expression as "he and two others" , for instance:
After a while, he and two others were killed at Q... while returing from work. At the time he worked as a policeman.
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TrueBaller
Local time: 03:24
Grading comment
Faleminderit shumë, Mimoza. When I see your answer I remember seeing the phrase with exactly that meaning long ago - too long.
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4 +2he and two others
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he and two others


Explanation:
I would translate the expression as "he and two others" , for instance:
After a while, he and two others were killed at Q... while returing from work. At the time he worked as a policeman.

TrueBaller
Local time: 03:24
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Native speaker of: Native in AlbanianAlbanian
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Faleminderit shumë, Mimoza. When I see your answer I remember seeing the phrase with exactly that meaning long ago - too long.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Orian Cuko: the third person (in a group), i.e. accompanied by two other persons
5 mins

agree  Sherefedin MUSTAFA: Ex. Lars-Erik (he) along with two others.
9 hrs
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