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English translation: Question:...Answer:...

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20:27 Jul 2, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: Preguntado diga:
Context is affidavit or testimony in Peru. Preguntado diga: followed by question and then "Dijo" followed by answer of one giving testimony.
It is obviously a stock phrase, "Upon being asked [this question] let him answer. Ideas on how to render it?
Phillip Berryman
Local time: 18:53
English translation:Question:...Answer:...
Explanation:
A good stock phrase deserves another.

Fuad
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Fuad Yahya
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Question:...Answer:...Fuad Yahya
naX, when asked: abc... Said: def... (the first time)
Parrot
naIf you are asked say : / when asked say :Telesforo Fernandez
naThe question is, (to) answer (if): ... He (she) replied:
Henry Hinds


  

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12 mins
The question is, (to) answer (if): ... He (she) replied:


Explanation:
Context is a bit scarce to give a great rendition, but his may help; it's usually better to have the whole thing handy but anyway, the main idea is to say it gracefully in English.

It is a stock phrase; other similar ones exist in other countries.


    Exp.
Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 16:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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34 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Question:...Answer:...


Explanation:
A good stock phrase deserves another.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 193
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agree  Gillian Hargreaves
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agree  Sean Lyle
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47 mins
If you are asked say : / when asked say :


Explanation:
This is the way I would put it.

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 05:23
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5 hrs
X, when asked: abc... Said: def... (the first time)


Explanation:
From then on, you could simply write the questions as Question: and the answers as Answer:
Then I suppose X has to sign this as a testimony to be submitted to court.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 00:53
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