lies with many

Chinese translation: 原因很多

13:34 Oct 2, 2014
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Linguistics
English term or phrase: lies with many
Please help translate "The fault lies with many."
TMK729
Hong Kong
Local time: 18:42
Chinese translation:原因很多
Explanation:
"The fault lies with many." 试译: 1. 导致错误的原因很多。
或 2. 很多人(或事)要对这个错误负责。
要有上下文会更有助理解。

下面是对‘lie with someone’ 的一般英文解释:

if something such as responsibility or blame for something lies with someone, they are responsible for it or they should be blamed for it
e.g. There is evidence to suggest that some blame lies with the police. 有证据表明警察应受到一些指责。
Selected response from:

Lawrence Zhang
Canada
Local time: 06:42
Grading comment
thanks a lot
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
3 +2原因很多
Lawrence Zhang


  

Answers


10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
原因很多


Explanation:
"The fault lies with many." 试译: 1. 导致错误的原因很多。
或 2. 很多人(或事)要对这个错误负责。
要有上下文会更有助理解。

下面是对‘lie with someone’ 的一般英文解释:

if something such as responsibility or blame for something lies with someone, they are responsible for it or they should be blamed for it
e.g. There is evidence to suggest that some blame lies with the police. 有证据表明警察应受到一些指责。

Lawrence Zhang
Canada
Local time: 06:42
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 3
Grading comment
thanks a lot

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  J.H. Wang: 应该是:很多人要对这个过错负责
1 day 10 hrs
  -> Thank you!

agree  clearwater: 2
3 days 22 hrs
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search