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English translation: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who makes no mistakes at all ?

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06:09 Aug 20, 2001
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: Spiegeltje, spiegeltje
Spiegeltje, spiegeltje aan de wand, wie is zonder fout(je) in ons
land? Prins XXX in zijn expansief bedrijfje!
Jose Luis Gomez Serrano
English translation:Mirror, mirror on the wall, who makes no mistakes at all ?
Explanation:
I also think it was Snowwhite :)
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na +2Mirror, mirror on the wall, who makes no mistakes at all ?
txaccuracy
na +1Mirror, mirror on the wall, ...
Sven Petersson
naMirror, Mirror on the wall who is the best of them all ? Prince xxx's small expanding company
Dave Greatrix
naMirror Mirror on the wall, who is without faults in our countryShilpa Dawda
naMirror, mirror on the wall, who is without faults in our realm?
Sven Petersson
naAddendum to my answer.
Sven Petersson
naMirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?
Dave Greatrix
na -1Mirror, mirror on the wall
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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10 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Mirror, mirror on the wall, ...


Explanation:
Standard back-translation.

Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 04:34
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 346

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Yves Georges
14 mins
  -> Thank you very much!
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12 mins
Addendum to my answer.


Explanation:
"mirror, mirror +on the wall" scores 13800 Google hits!

Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 04:34
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14 mins
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?


Explanation:
I used to be a child years ago, sometimes still!! This is the English verse used in the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty"

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:34
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
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30 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Mirror, mirror on the wall


Explanation:
Here's one possibility for translation of your sentence(s):

Mirror, mirror on the wall,
who made never any mistakes in our country?
Prince XXX in his expanding (yet small)company

No references needed. HTH

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 04:34
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Dave Greatrix: made never mistakes is not correct English!
41 mins
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52 mins
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is without faults in our realm?


Explanation:
Prince XXX in his expanding wee enterprise!

That's all!

Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 04:34
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 hr
Mirror Mirror on the wall, who is without faults in our country


Explanation:
Prince XXX in his expanding company.


-- Corruption of the verse from the fairy tale of Snowwhite.
- Mirror Mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all...



Shilpa Dawda
India
Local time: 09:04
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 19

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Dave Greatrix: That's Sleeping Beauty!
9 mins
  -> s. beauty was pricked by a needle.. snowwhite had a w. stepmother who fed her the poisonous apple coz she was beautiful.

agree  Tina Vonhof: It is indeed Snowwhite's wicked stepmother who asked her mirror this question.
11 hrs
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1 hr
Mirror, Mirror on the wall who is the best of them all ? Prince xxx's small expanding company


Explanation:
If it's a slogan your looking for!
Best implies better than the rest, with fewer faults.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:34
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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who makes no mistakes at all ?


Explanation:
I also think it was Snowwhite :)

txaccuracy
PRO pts in pair: 13
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dave Greatrix: Apoligies to all, Snow White it is.
1 hr

agree  Tina Vonhof
6 hrs
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