I was in the army, I was a paratrooper

Hebrew translation: אני הייתי בצבא, הייתי צנחן/צנחנית

12:49 Aug 30, 2001
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: I was in the army, I was a paratrooper
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Juan Bohle
Hebrew translation:אני הייתי בצבא, הייתי צנחן/צנחנית
Explanation:
Literal translation for the above mentioned sentence is:
ani ha'iti batzava, ha'iti tzanchan (if the speaker is a guy)/tzanchanit (if the speaker is a woman).

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Michal Circolone
United States
Local time: 05:53
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thanks I can wait to practice with people of Israel here in Chile..
bye.
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na +1אני הייתי בצבא, הייתי צנחן/צנחנית
Michal Circolone
naעשיתי צבא, הייתי צנחן
Jeremias MARSCHALIK (X)


  

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9 mins peer agreement (net): +1
אני הייתי בצבא, הייתי צנחן/צנחנית


Explanation:
Literal translation for the above mentioned sentence is:
ani ha'iti batzava, ha'iti tzanchan (if the speaker is a guy)/tzanchanit (if the speaker is a woman).

Good luck!

Michal Circolone
United States
Local time: 05:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in pair: 20
Grading comment
thanks I can wait to practice with people of Israel here in Chile..
bye.

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agree  Jeremias MARSCHALIK (X)
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14 mins
עשיתי צבא, הייתי צנחן


Explanation:
Rom. `asiti tzava, hayiti tzanchan

Our colleague's answer is perfectly right; ours is just another possibility (though slightly less colloquial).

Jeremias MARSCHALIK (X)
Local time: 13:53
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew
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