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They were seen to go out.
  • date unknown
linked to #165264
  • CK
  • Sep 23rd 2011, 06:05
unlinked from #165264
linked to #1123737
linked to #1123738
linked to #1123750
linked to #1123900
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linked to #1285020
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Sentence #249242

eng
They were seen to go out.

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Samghost
Sep 20th 2011, 18:09
This sounds a bit unnatural.
Vortarulo
Sep 20th 2011, 18:17
And it doesn't seem to be a good translation of the Japanese phrase either (I miss the "watashitachi wa").
Samghost
Sep 20th 2011, 18:22
Yup. I added a new translation from Japanese to English. "We saw them leave." I'm new to all this, but it's pretty exciting to be able to help.
Vortarulo
Sep 20th 2011, 18:25
Ah, welcome on Tatoeba. :)

So maybe a native speaker of English with the required rights could decide to delete this sentence or not, if it's really extremely unnatural. It's from the Tanaka corpus, which contains quite some mistakes and unnatural translations.

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