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Would to God that it were true!
linked to #771090

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Sentence #38878

eng
Would to God that it were true!
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[] 。[]
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
30 days ago - edited 30 days ago
Definitely old-fashioned and rare, but it's still possible to hear a sentence like this.
Pfirsichbaeumchen
30 days ago
I'd suggest unlinking the Japanese.

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