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God! Who elects these people?
"God! Who elects these people?" "God, who elects these people."
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Sentence #831595

"God! Who elects these people?" "God, who elects these people."

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"Dio! Kiu elektas tiujn homojn?" "Dio, kiu elektas tiujn homojn."
«Dieu ! Qui élit ces gens ?» «Dieu, qui élit ces gens.»
"אלוהים! מי בוחר את האנשים הללו?" "אלוהים, הבוחר את האנשים הללו."
„Guð! Hver kýs þetta fólk?“ „Guð, hver kýs þetta fólk.“
„Guð! Hver kýs þetta fólk?“ „Guð, sem kýs þetta fólk.“
「[] 神様[かみさま] ![] 誰[だれ] が[] この[] 人達[ひとたち] を[] 選ん[えらん] だ[] の[] ?[] 」[] 「[] 神様[かみさま] が[] この[] 人達[ひとたち] を[] 選ん[えらん] だ[] ん[] だ[] よ[] 。[] 」[]


Apr 9th 2011, 22:17
What's with the repetition?
Apr 9th 2011, 22:20
What's with the repetition?
Apr 9th 2011, 22:21
It's a question-and-answer.
Apr 9th 2011, 22:22
there is no repetition...
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]."
Apr 9th 2011, 22:26
The difference will be clearer when I read it aloud. Still haven't finished my current batch, though.
Apr 9th 2011, 22:32
Yup, got it. I've attempted a translation in Esperanto. :-)
Apr 9th 2011, 22:49
obviously, the thicker you are, the best chance you get to become moderator on Tatoeba...
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!
Apr 10th 2011, 10:02
>I meant "elect" as a verb.

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

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