5. And or or? A ragbag of small things
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5. And or or? A ragbag of small things

No 5 in a series of articles about translating from Serbian (and other languages) into English Time to take a shufty, a butcher’s or just a look at some small phrases that are often misused simply because the difference between good and less good is overlooked. (The terms in the previous sentence, just by the…

4. All the president’s persons
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4. All the president’s persons

No 4 in a series of articles about translating from Serbian (and other languages) into English Titles do not necessarily translate directly from one language to another. In British English, a president is a head of state, the top figure in a country that has one. She or he can be an executive president (one…