101 things a translator needs to know – #72

Beware of dictionariesDictionaries are great tools but rarely solve translation problems completely. That’s hardly surprising, given that ideas can be expressed in many different ways depending on the context. If…

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101 things a translator needs to know – #94

Take responsibility and get creditLots of clients won't be able to judge the translation you deliver - after all, it's in another language. The same applies to many typesetters and…

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101 things a translator needs to know – #34

When to say noIt's tempting to accept every job out of customer loyalty, but it's better to say no than to agree to an unrealistic deadline, or if you are…

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101 things a translator needs to know – #95

Don't pile it - file itRecord-keeping is boring, and most of us will find excuses to avoid it. But staying on top of it reduces stress and frees up time…

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