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Italian translation: presente?

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08:04 May 11, 2001
English to Italian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: worked (see text)
After having returned in 1997, he worked at a bar.

(lavorava?)
Traci A.
Italian translation:presente?
Explanation:
Dear Traci,

in the case of someone\'s biograhy, in Italian we tend to use the present! i.e. Dopo essere ritornato nel 1997, lavora in un bar...
Laureatosi in economia, si trasferisce in America per...
But you could also use the past tense or the present tense, it depends on how you decide to translate the text it in the first place. It\'s a bit difficult to explain here. Can you submit a longer piece (like 20 lines, from the beginning), and I will be able to help...

Giovanni
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Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:49
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napresente?
Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL


  

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presente?


Explanation:
Dear Traci,

in the case of someone\'s biograhy, in Italian we tend to use the present! i.e. Dopo essere ritornato nel 1997, lavora in un bar...
Laureatosi in economia, si trasferisce in America per...
But you could also use the past tense or the present tense, it depends on how you decide to translate the text it in the first place. It\'s a bit difficult to explain here. Can you submit a longer piece (like 20 lines, from the beginning), and I will be able to help...

Giovanni

Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:49
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 1970
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