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17:05 Jul 2, 2001
English to Finnish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: being my telephone?
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nakoska se on puhelimeni; ollessa puhelimeniSuvi Niemelä



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koska se on puhelimeni; ollessa puhelimeni

`Ollessa puhelimeni` is very formal Finnish. `koska se on puhelimeni` can also be translated `because it is my telephone'.
Example: It being my telephone I can use it whenever I want to.
"Koska se on (minun) puhelimeni, voin käyttää sitä milloin haluan."

(There could be a more appropriate translation depending what the whole sentence is. ; ) )

Suvi Niemelä
Local time: 16:44
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
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