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Hello my name is John Riley. I live in Coventry, England. In Coventry there is p

French translation: this is not fair

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08:42 Jun 7, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Hello my name is John Riley. I live in Coventry, England. In Coventry there is p
Hello my name is John Riley. I live in Coventry, England. In Coventry there is plenty of things to do.Coventry is situated near Birmingham.My area is called holbrooks. It is quite a small district but you can find a few things to do. There is a small park next to where I live where you can go and play football and other sports like that. The area is very dirty and the town centre is ver big. You can go to the cinema's, the leisure centre, the swimming baths, the football ground, you can go to speedway and you can even take a walk along the canal.With my free time I like to go and watch football, I like to play on computer games, I like to go swimming and believe it or not i like to go shopping. My favourite sport is basketball. You get a lot of people coming to Coventry because it is good with tourism and has a lot of people coming to watch the football games.
John
French translation:this is not fair
Explanation:
dear John, all of us can understand that translating is difficult, however this is not the place for charity work.

In such a case, ask to one of the translators you can find on ProZ or somewhere else.

If you ask kindly enough, may be he will answer...

Welcome to the club
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Yves Georges
France
Local time: 11:02
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najohnredmetz
naSalut mon nom est John Riley. J'habite Coventry Angleterre. Il y est suffisamment choses de faire de
trinidad25
nathis is not fair
Yves Georges
naFor your information
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nahi John,it's a bit too long, send the rest of it as a different questionAlbert Golub


  

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16 mins
hi John,it's a bit too long, send the rest of it as a different question


Explanation:
Bonjour, je m'appelle John Riley. J'habite à Coventry en Angleterre. Il y a plein de choses à faire à Coventry. Coventry se trouve à côté de Birmingham. La quartier où j'habite s'appelle Holbrooks. Il est petit mais il y a des activités. Il y a un ptit parc près de chez moi où l'on peut aller pour jouer au football ou à d'autres jeux de balle. Le quartier est assez sale et le centre ville assez étendu.

Albert Golub
Local time: 11:02
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 2094
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55 mins
For your information


Explanation:
Hello John,

A text of this length boils down to a job, but judging by its contents, it sounds very much like a letter to a penpal/correspondent. Without wanting to discourage you, it is probably best that you do this yourself.

Think about this for a sec... If you have a native speaker adn/or professional translator to do it for you, then apart from defeating the object of the exercise, you might find yourself meeting up with this correspondent one day and not being able to epxress yourself the way you did in your letter. Surprises all round!

I'm not going to preach to you any longer and if someone is willing to it for you, then you may well be very pleased in any event. It's not really what the site is for though!

Good luck!

Nikki



Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 11:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 882

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Yolanda Broad
21 hrs
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8 hrs
this is not fair


Explanation:
dear John, all of us can understand that translating is difficult, however this is not the place for charity work.

In such a case, ask to one of the translators you can find on ProZ or somewhere else.

If you ask kindly enough, may be he will answer...

Welcome to the club


Yves Georges
France
Local time: 11:02
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 1459
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Graded automatically based on peer agreement.

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xxxlabbeML: I agree
31 mins

Yolanda Broad
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9 hrs
Salut mon nom est John Riley. J'habite Coventry Angleterre. Il y est suffisamment choses de faire de


Explanation:
HERE IS YOURE LETTER IN FRENCH, NEXT TIME YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR THE TRANSULATION, JA, JA, JA!!!

Salut mon nom est John Riley. J'habite Coventry Angleterre. Il y aie suffisamment des chose do. Coventry de Coventry dans situé Birmingham. Ma région appelle holbrooks ! C'est assez un petit vous cantonal de quelques choses font que de peuvent assurer le. Il y aie peu parc d'où je continue à vivre où vous pouvez aller et joues et autre football ébats ça ! La région sois très souilles et la ville axe sois ver grand ! Cinéma 's le loisir vous pouvez aller axes les bains nageants le terrain football vous pouvez aller-vous pouvez égaliser de l'autoroute ressembles une promenade de canal. mon libérer chronomètre j'aime aller et guettes football j'aime exploite j'aime nageant aller jeu électronique crois en le pas j'aimons achetant aller ! Mon favori amusement est du basket-ball. Vous échappe Coventry prochain gens de beaucoup sois bon tourisme beaucoup et qu'aie gens de prochain guettes les matches football


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trinidad25

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Sarah Brenchley: Gibberish - machine translation
4 hrs

Yolanda Broad: Agree with previous comment that this is machine translation. Excellent approach--just the "right" (=bad) "translation"
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2 days 6 hrs
john


Explanation:
Bonjour! Je m'appelle John Riley, et j'habite à Coventry, en Angleterre. Il y a plein de chose à faire à Coventry, qui se situe pres de Birmingham. La région où j'habite s'appele Holbrooks. Elle est asssez petite, ma région, mais on peut y trouver des choses à faire. A côté de ma maison, il y a un parc où on peut jouer au foot et d'autres sports. La région est sale et le centre ville est grand. On peut visiter les cinémas, le centre de recréation, les piscines, les terrains de sport, au centre d'auto, et même on peut se promener près du canal. Lorsque je ne suis pas trop occupé j'aime regarder des matches de foot, jouer sur l'ordinateur, faire de la natation, et même j'aime faire du shopping! Mon sport préféré, c'est le basket. Il y a toujours beaucoup du monde qui vient à Coventry à cause des attractions touristiques. En plus, plein de monde y vient pour regarder les matches de foot.

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