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Si je vous demandais d'etre le mien pour toujours,

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13:21 Jun 19, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: Si je vous demandais d'etre le mien pour toujours,
a love note.
nina
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Summary of answers provided
naIf I asked you to be mine forever, would you say "yes"?Heathcliff
naIf I were to ask you to be mine forever...keurig
naIf I asked you to be mine forever.abousteau


  

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36 mins
If I asked you to be mine forever.


Explanation:
May be "what if I asked you to be mine forever".
Depend on the context!

abousteau
Local time: 13:17
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 16
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12 hrs
If I were to ask you to be mine forever...


Explanation:
Although the verb in the French is not conjugated in the subjuntive, the very fact that the speaker (I) is exclaiming something that might not be a reality calls for the use of the subjunctive (were) in the English translation.

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2 days 20 hrs
If I asked you to be mine forever, would you say "yes"?


Explanation:
For some reason, ProZ included the whole sentence -- " Si je vous demandais d'etre le mien pour toujours, diriez-vous oui?" -- in its e-mail notice about this query, but didn't print the entire sentence in the actual request for help as it appears above.

Heathcliff
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Local time: 04:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 953
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