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    Default A translated sentence?

    If we translate A(say Chinese) into B(say English), then can I say A is a translated sentence? Or is it a must to say "original sentence"? But somehow I feel I can also say B is a translated sentence from Chinese...

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    Default Re: A translated sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by nelson13 View Post
    If we translate A(say Chinese) into B(say English), then can I say A is a translated sentence? Or is it a must to say "original sentence"? But somehow I feel I can also say B is a translated sentence from Chinese...
    I think there will be too much ambiguity. A is the original sentence. B is the translated sentence.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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