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Which is the correct form: "I translate from French into English" or "I translate from French to English"? I find many occurrences of both forms and am not sure which one is correct, or what the difference between them is. Thanks in advance for any enlightening explanation.
from XXX to YYY works, too.
Here's an example:
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Thank you both. I have seen such examples myself. What I am trying to understand is whether the two forms mean exactly the same thing or whether there is some difference of meaning between them.
I am going from Paris to Wien.
I translate the text from French to German.
Have you translated the text into French yet? ('to French' sounds wrong to me)
Few of Shakespeare's plays have been translated into ballets.
We do, however, say (with optional hyphens):
French to English dictionary
French to English translation
just as we would:
hydrogen to helium conversion