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06:47 Aug 24, 2001
English to Italian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase:I want to send a fax
in the event that who ever answer does not speak english
Explanation: Translated "Fax please. Thank you".
I believe it's laconic enough and the final "Grazie" leaves no room for further conversation between two persons who do not speak each other's language.
Also easy to pronounce.
Laura Gentili Italy Local time: 00:13 Native speaker of: Italian PRO pts in pair: 4999
26 mins peer agreement (net): +4
Vorrei mandare un fax
Explanation: That's plain spoken language, not very elegant but effective. I must add that even though the literal translation for "I want" is "Voglio" (in Italian most of the times the subject is omitted), it's more polite to say "Vorrei" (I'd like to...)