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Would to God that it were true!

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#771090

linked by darinmex, 2011-02-26 19:59

#4179108

linked by 123xyz, 2015-05-12 10:34

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。
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 2011-04-07 13:49 link permalink

@NNC: "I wish to God..."?

Swift 2011-04-07 13:51 link permalink

@TC[jpn]: Drop the "God" for something along the lines of "Oh, if only it were true"?

WestofEden 2013-08-28 03:59 link permalink

I think that it's OK, but archaic.

Delian 2015-03-01 04:30, edited 2015-03-01 04:40 link permalink

Definitely old-fashioned and rare, but it's still possible to hear a sentence like this.

Pfirsichbaeumchen 2015-03-01 04:35 link permalink

I'd suggest unlinking the Japanese.