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Ich woll nicht betrugen am mein frau

English translation: I do not want to betray my wife.

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14:42 Aug 9, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Ich woll nicht betrugen am mein frau
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English translation:I do not want to betray my wife.
Explanation:
Bad German but I think that is what it means.

Hope this helps :)

Christa
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Summary of answers provided
na +3I do not want to betray my wife.
txaccuracy
naI don't want to cheat on my wifeDR. RICHARD BAVRY
naI don't want my wife to cheat on me
Mary Worby


  

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8 mins
I don't want my wife to cheat on me


Explanation:
although we are talking complete guesswork here - the grammar is less than perfect!

HTH anyway

Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:49
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2770

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: Yes, this could be it. Another possibility is: ich will meine Frau nicht betrügen, in which case he's doing the cheating
2 hrs

disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: true enough, but "ich" und "am" pretty much indicate who is getting screwed
13 hrs
  -> I think I read it as a typo for 'betrogen', which is where the passive came in (-:
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35 mins peer agreement (net): +3
I do not want to betray my wife.


Explanation:
Bad German but I think that is what it means.

Hope this helps :)

Christa

txaccuracy
PRO pts in pair: 17
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ute Wietfeld
44 mins

agree  xxxAA1
1 hr

agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: bad German and bad behavior!
13 hrs
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14 hrs
I don't want to cheat on my wife


Explanation:
Once one penetrates through the syntactical and contextual .possibilities, I think this is the way an American would say it!


    .always true to her in my fashion
DR. RICHARD BAVRY
PRO pts in pair: 31
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