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Would to God that it were true!
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Sentence #38878

eng
Would to God that it were true!
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jpn
どうかそれが真実であってくれればよいのだが。
どう か それ が 真実(しんじつ) で あってくれれば よい の だ が 。
mkd
Дај Боже да е вистина!
spa
¡Ojalá fuera cierto!
ces
Kéž by to byla pravda!
eng
If only that were true!
fra
Si seulement c'était certain !
ita
Magari fosse vero!

Comments

Swift
Apr 7th 2011, 13:49
@NNC: "I wish to God..."?
Swift
Apr 7th 2011, 13:51
@TC[jpn]: Drop the "God" for something along the lines of "Oh, if only it were true"?
WestofEden
Aug 28th 2013, 03:59
I think that it's OK, but archaic.
Delian
Mar 1st 2015, 04:30 - edited Mar 1st 2015, 04:40
Definitely old-fashioned and rare, but it's still possible to hear a sentence like this.
Pfirsichbaeumchen
Mar 1st 2015, 04:35
I'd suggest unlinking the Japanese.