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I had my watch repaired.
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sakhnik - Jun 13th 2011, 20:31
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supplementfacts - Sep 14th 2011, 10:15
I had my watch repaired.
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Sentence #258132

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I had my watch repaired.

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witbrock
Jul 18th 2010, 22:51
This is messed up...
The French for the English should be (something close to "J'ai fait reparer ma montre." - which is also in Tatoeba).
If I'm not mistaken, "J'avais fait reparer ma montre" would be "I had had my watch repaired."

Anyway, It would be good to just be able to flag probable mistranslations for repair by a native speaker.
It's also reasonable to think that people should only translate INTO languages for which they are (or are willing to claim to be) native speakers.
Scott
Jul 19th 2010, 04:28
Yes, you're right. French also matches both Jp sentences.

"It's also reasonable to think that people should only translate INTO languages for which they are (or are willing to claim to be) native speakers."

I think that would be a bit too restrictive. The best option for a non native speaker is probably to add his sentences to a list so that they can be verified by natives.

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