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Sentence #22806

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halfb1t halfb1t November 24, 2012 November 24, 2012 at 2:04:52 PM UTC link Permalink

This is OK, if a little unexpected.

What I should expect is either "We contracted to have a railway built" or "We were contracted to build a railway."

If your business is making contracts and building railways--and not teaching English--this is a perfectly natural production.

WestofEden WestofEden August 28, 2013 August 28, 2013 at 8:20:27 PM UTC link Permalink

"We were contracted to build a railway." seems more natural to me. Now, does it match the Japanese? I'm not completely sure.

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We contracted to build a railway.

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