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    Dear Forum Users,

    One of my friends wants a tattoo and wants to have it in English. The message would be something like 'when sisters unite/join forces, mountains turn to diamonds'.

    Could anyone please give me grammatically correct, good-sounding suggestions like:

    1. When sisters unite, mountains turn into/become diamonds.
    2. ...

    Thank you very much.

    Csika
    Last edited by Csika; 19-Feb-2013 at 20:19.

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    I don't find the idea of mountains turning into diamonds very natural at all. What picture is she trying to put into the minds of the reader?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    I'll have to ask her ... -- will be back

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    Is it a translation? It doesn't sound natural to me.

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