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They were seen to go out.
  • CK
  • Sep 23rd 2011, 06:05
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Sentence #249242

They were seen to go out.

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Sep 20th 2011, 18:09
This sounds a bit unnatural.
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").
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.
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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