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16:08 Jul 14, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Audrey your English is terrible.
Audrey your English is terrible.

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naOudorii-san, eigo wa hetakusou nee!
Amy Kasuga
naOdori, anatano eigowa sugoku warui desu.J_R_Tuladhar
naオードリー、君の英語は頂けないね。(Oodorii, kimino eigo ha itadake nai ne.)Tadao Banno



1 hr
オードリー、君の英語は頂けないね。(Oodorii, kimino eigo ha itadake nai ne.)

In this case, "terrible" is literally "hidoi", "natte inai" or "mechakucha".
However, these words can hurt the feeling of a woman listener if bluntly told so. It is advisable to use somewhat moderate "itadakenai" or "not acceptable" to maintain a good mood.

Tadao Banno
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3 days 4 hrs
Odori, anatano eigowa sugoku warui desu.

sugoku warui= "very bad", therefore, "terrible"
anatano= your
wa= grammatical particle
desu= is.

You could use "hidoi" instead of
"sugoku warui"

Hope this helps.

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10 days
Oudorii-san, eigo wa hetakusou nee!

eigo= English Language
hetakusou= seems bad
This is a fairly polite way to phrase this sentence. The speaker uses "seems bad" in order to protect themselves from commenting frankly on Audrey's English.

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Amy Kasuga
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