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Throughout the book, you can't but like him (as a character)

German translation: Beim Lesen des Buches kann man nicht anders, als ihn mögen.

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14:23 Jan 1, 2002
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: Throughout the book, you can't but like him (as a character)
Writing about a novel, one would express that he really liked the main character, Hans Obuch.. "throughout the book, you can't but like (or feel sympathy) for him".

How could I put this?

Thanks, Flavio
flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 18:20
German translation:Beim Lesen des Buches kann man nicht anders, als ihn mögen.
Explanation:
Would be my instant guess
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Kathi Stock
United States
Local time: 11:20
Grading comment
Wonderful! Thanks!

Much grateful :)
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4Beim Lesen des Buches kann man nicht anders, als ihn mögen.
Kathi Stock


  

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Beim Lesen des Buches kann man nicht anders, als ihn mögen.


Explanation:
Would be my instant guess

Kathi Stock
United States
Local time: 11:20
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 930
Grading comment
Wonderful! Thanks!

Much grateful :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Thomas Bollmann: too late, but "als ihn zu mögen", sounds much better
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