About unapproved sentences

You may see some sentences in red. These sentences are not approved by Tatoeba's community. They raise copyright issues or are otherwise problematic. If you are a contributor, please avoid translating them.


  • date unknown
linked to #86036
  • date unknown
They are as it were victims of the war.
They are, as it were, victims of the war.
linked to #921033
linked to #921036
linked to #1359746
unlinked from #86036

Report mistakes

Do not hesitate to post a comment if you see a mistake!

NOTE: If the sentence does not belong to anyone and you know how to correct the mistake, feel free to correct it without posting any comment. You will have to adopt the sentence before you can edit it.

Sentence #317674

They are, as it were, victims of the war.

Important! You are about to add a translation to the sentence above. If you do not understand this sentence, click on "Cancel" to display everything again, and then click on the sentence that you understand and want to translate from.

Please do not forget capital letters and punctuation! Thank you.

Ils sont, pour ainsi dire, des victimes de guerre.
Elles sont, pour ainsi dire, des victimes de guerre.
Они, так сказать, являются жертвами войны.
Tiel dirite, ili estas militaj viktimoj.
Ili estas iel nomataj militaj viktimoj.
Eles são, por assim dizer, vítimas de guerra.
Elas são, por assim dizer, vítimas de guerra.


May 31st 2011, 22:13
--responding to @needs native check--
included punctuation to clarify the sentence.

I don't think it matches the Japanese.
in which いわゆる modifies 戦争, nor do I think it has the feeling of the interjection "as it were"
Jun 24th 2013, 20:56
I will unlink from the Japanese and add a comment there.
Jun 24th 2013, 20:59
The Japanese sentence in question is http://tatoeba.org/eng/sentences/show/86036 , by the way.
Aug 27th 2013, 02:23
Are you a native Japanese speaker Shiawase? I feel that the Japanese sentence could be read like this: 彼等はいわゆる、戦争の犠牲者だ。

You need to be logged in to add a comment. If you are not registered, you can register here.