English translation: (payment for work performed by the translator, including expenses) has been earned by
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03:25 Apr 24, 2008
French to English translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Law: Contract(s)
French term or phrase:acquis à
From a translation contract:
En cas de désaccord sur le principe, le délai ou le prix du contrat modifié, le travail effectué jusqu’à la demande de modification est en tous les cas ***acquis au *** traducteur, y compris les éventuels frais engagés
Thank you, it was finding the subject that cleared this one up for me, even though I chose to use 'due to' rather than 'earned by' so thank you to B D Finch as well. 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
Explanation: to place or give into the possession or discretion of some person or authority; especially : to give to a person a legally fixed immediate right of present or future enjoyment of (as an estate) b: to grant or endow with a particular authority, right, or property <the plan vests workers with pension benefits after 10 years of service>
Explanation: As this is a contract, one would in English (as in the source text) avoid introducing any vagueness such as "should be", "considered" ... . The French is not vague or equivocal: the monies for the specified portion of the work are **due to** the translator.
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8.1 An interim payment shall be **due to** the Sub-Contractor not later than one ... 8.3.1 the value of work carried out by the Sub-Contractor, determined in ..." www.hesimm.co.uk/termsandconditions.pdf
B D Finch France Local time: 12:46 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 313 2 corroborated select projects in this pair and field
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