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Translating

When I translate is it fine to change the word order to something more natural to an English speaker? Some times one language or another can be a little wordier or use multiple clauses for what an English speaker might say.

February 27, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/Tomk123

Word order is part of grammar. If you kept the word order of German or French, the English would sound very strange.

February 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/EvaW39

Well, i hope you can, cause that's what I do!!! No, but honestly, i think you actually are supposed to;)

February 27, 2013
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