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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
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    I'd go for the first one. If he used a translator, there would be no need for the company he works for to have him. The translator could make phone calls to China, and the company would pay one wage/salary instead of two. (Note, but is the translator able to do the man's job?) Anyway, how he communicates with his Italian colleagues remains a mystery to me.
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    Is there any better expression for this sentence
    how he communicates with his Italian colleagues remains a mystery to me,
    Could I say how he communicates with his Italian colleagues remains unsolved or remains unknown? Do I convey the same meaning?

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    'Remains a mystery' sound much more natural than those two to me.

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    Thank you Tdol.
    The other ones don't sound good to me too. I just gave a try!

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