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22:01 Feb 18, 2001
Arabic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Arabic term or phrase: Enta lessa sahee
just a message from one friend to another
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Summary of answers provided
naAre you still awake?Mona Helal
na"Are you still up?" "You're still up?"
Alaa Zeineldine
na"Still awake !"Shiny Shin


  

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46 mins
"Still awake !"


Explanation:
I think "Still awake" gives the meaning
especially when we put the " ! " mark
as it gives the impression of astonishment. In translation we have to
cancel words which will not affect;
EXAMPLE: You are still awake
Still awake
Here I don't have to put "You are"
(Deep & Surface Structure)



    I used the condition of deep & surface structure
Shiny Shin

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6 hrs
"Are you still up?" "You're still up?"


Explanation:
While "sahi" means awake, the question is obviously directed to someone who is staying up late, so "still up" would be the common expression to use. Either forms of the question would work.

- Alaa

Alaa Zeineldine
Egypt
Local time: 13:42
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 431

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1 day 19 hrs
Are you still awake?


Explanation:
Or
Are you still up?

HTH
Mona

Mona Helal
Local time: 22:42
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 553

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