papabear - Apr 9th 2011, 22:07
God! Who elects these people?
papabear - Apr 9th 2011, 22:07
"God! Who elects these people?" "God, who elects these people."
sacredceltic - Apr 9th 2011, 22:22
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Zifre - Apr 9th 2011, 22:29
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Swift - Apr 9th 2011, 23:20
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Swift - Apr 9th 2011, 23:20
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thyc244 - Jun 17th 2011, 17:04
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"God! Who elects these people?" "God, who elects these people."

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  1. Apr 9th 2011, 22:17
    What's with the repetition?
  2. Apr 9th 2011, 22:20
    What's with the repetition?
  3. Apr 9th 2011, 22:21
    It's a question-and-answer.
  4. Apr 9th 2011, 22:22
    there is no repetition...
  5. Apr 9th 2011, 22:24
    "God [exclamation]! Who elects these people? [rhetorical question]"

    "[The answer is] God, who elects these people [subordinate clause modifying the subject]."
  6. Apr 9th 2011, 22:26
    The difference will be clearer when I read it aloud. Still haven't finished my current batch, though.
  7. Apr 9th 2011, 22:32
    Yup, got it. I've attempted a translation in Esperanto. :-)
  8. Apr 9th 2011, 22:49
    obviously, the thicker you are, the best chance you get to become moderator on Tatoeba...
  9. Apr 10th 2011, 09:03
    >One could, I guess, argue that God doesn't elect

    Yes it does very much. There is even a God's elect People! Surely it elected them!
  10. Apr 10th 2011, 10:02
    >I meant "elect" as a verb.

    Indeed. To have a people elected, one has to "elect" it...
  11. Apr 10th 2011, 10:03
    ex-legere: to choose

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