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English translation: contact among people

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09:01 May 21, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Portuguese term or phrase: humanizaçã
o comécio é responsá pela humanização cos centros urbanos de segunda a domingo.
Sue Simons
English translation:contact among people
Explanation:
It is business that creates contact among people from Monday through Sunday in city centers.
or "Business creates contact among people etc."
or "Business makes city centers people friendly from Monday through Sunday."
or "Business breathes life into city centers Monday through Sunday.
Depends of discourse of message: who is the text designed for, who is the audience/recipient? Good luck!
Selected response from:

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Grading comment
Many thanks. I realise ndow that I have to paraphrase this, describing how shops etc liven up the city centres. Great. Sue.
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Summary of answers provided
naTrade humanizes cities all week long.Phillip Berryman
nacontact among peopleJane Lamb-Ruiz
nahumanizationJosé Eduardo Moretzsohn
napeaceful interactionsSteve Smith


  

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10 mins
peaceful interactions


Explanation:
This is a strange word in this context, but given the grammar problems in the rest of the sentence, it is probably due to an affectation on the part of the writer. The sentence would then be: "Commerce is responsible for peaceful interactions with urban centers from Monday to Sunday."

Steve Smith
United States
Local time: 09:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 101
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22 mins
humanization


Explanation:
Full sentence:
Storekeepers are responsible for humanizing urban venues from Monday to Sunday.

José Eduardo Moretzsohn
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23 mins
contact among people


Explanation:
It is business that creates contact among people from Monday through Sunday in city centers.
or "Business creates contact among people etc."
or "Business makes city centers people friendly from Monday through Sunday."
or "Business breathes life into city centers Monday through Sunday.
Depends of discourse of message: who is the text designed for, who is the audience/recipient? Good luck!

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 3273
Grading comment
Many thanks. I realise ndow that I have to paraphrase this, describing how shops etc liven up the city centres. Great. Sue.
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6 hrs
Trade humanizes cities all week long.


Explanation:
Business or trade (either)
is responsible for the humanization of = humanizes
centros urbanos = cities
Monday to Sunday = all week long.
Agreed that there are typos in the Portuguese as cited.
Also agree with the thrust of other recommendations. The issue is to what extent you want to make the English sound overblown, as a more literal translation would.

Phillip Berryman
Local time: 10:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 38
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