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    Tendency Develops?

    Hello Everyone,

    In our translation textbook there is an translated English sentence:
    Economic globalization is going to greater depth. If translated literally, the meaning should be : The tendency of economic globalization develops further.

    My question here is from your westerner' point of view if Economic globalization contains the connotation of tendency as its original Chinese is "the tendency of ..."

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    Re: Tendency Develops?

    Quote Originally Posted by sky753 View Post
    Hello Everyone,

    In our translation textbook there is an translated English sentence:
    Economic globalization is going to greater depth. If translated literally, the meaning should be : The tendency of economic globalization develops further.

    My question here is from your westerner' point of view if Economic globalization contains the connotation of tendency as its original Chinese is "the tendency of ..."

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    Sky
    Your question is vague.
    "Economic globalisation" by itself, refers to a tendency, yes.
    "The tendency of economic globalisation is to develop further".
    I personally would not write "going to a greater depth". I'd be more likely to refer to new heights of globalisation.

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    Re: Tendency Develops?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Your question is vague.
    "Economic globalisation" by itself, refers to a tendency, yes.
    "The tendency of economic globalisation is to develop further".
    I personally would not write "going to a greater depth". I'd be more likely to refer to new heights of globalisation.
    Many thanks!!

    So can I understand this way: the suffix ation contains the meaning of tendency. Then can you give me some other examples?

    And could you please give your synonimous sentence here?

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    Re: Tendency Develops?

    Quote Originally Posted by sky753 View Post
    Many thanks!!

    So can I understand this way: the suffix ation contains the meaning of tendency. Then can you give me some other examples?

    And could you please give your synonimous sentence here?
    the suffix ation contains the meaning of tendency. No I didn't say that. There's no relation.
    "Acceleration is a tendency" - the tendency to keep going faster.
    "Stagnation is not a tendency".
    "Globalisation is a tendency irrespective of its ending in "ation". It's the tendency for things to become more global.

    And could you please give your synonimous sentence here?
    My sentence synonymous to what? Do you mean:
    Economic globalization is reaching greater heights. ?

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