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"Eu am o meserie bună, el nu are una."

Translation:I have a good trade, he does not have one.

February 18, 2017



I have a good trade does not make sense in English. This should be corrected into job, in my opinion!


Actually it makes perfect sense in English - people like carpenters, plumbers etc are often referred to as tradesmen, and apprentices learn a trade. It is something more specific than job as it refers to skilled manual work.


Unfortunately, a true "trade" (in the sense of a crafty skill) has pretty much disappeared in this global economy, so, yes, it sounds almost awkward to say this in English.

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