Topics: AllKnowledge

    Dec 31, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    7 Most common English idioms and phrases

    Learning common English idioms and their usage can enrich your vocabulary and make you sound more native. These figures of speech are usually metaphorical and allow their [..]

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    Dec 30, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    English euphemisms: what are the most common euphemisms?

    A euphemism is a polite word or expression used to substitute a more expressive or direct one to avoid being distasteful or offensive. Common euphemisms in English are normally concerned with religion, death and sex. Examples of these euphemisms are to sleep with instead of to have sexu[..]
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    Dec 30, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    How to sound more fluent in English?

    Fluency is defined as the ability to speak a foreign language easily and effectively. If you are wondering how to sound more natural in english, take into account that every language learner dreams of achieving this level in their target language, but many in[..]
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    Dec 12, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    Accurate translation: language skills vs specialization

    Many clients give special importance to the translator's language skills when they reach out for translation services. Little do they know that the translator's areas of expertise can be equally important in order to perform accurate translations. Language skills are without a doubt an indispensable[..]
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    Dec 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    Proofreading Rates: How much should I charge to proofread a translation?

    Proofreading rates can be an important stage of your translation project because it detects mistakes the translator might be blind to. Performing a thorough proofread of your content is instrumental in fixing any errors that might lead to misunderstandings or cloud the intended meaning. Many transla[..]
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    Dec 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    What are the best free online translation tools?

    The best free online translation tools we gather here can come in handy when you need a gist translation of a written piece. It makes no sense to turn to professional translation services if all you need is the substance or general meaning of a text or speech. Trou[..]

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    Dec 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    What languages are read right to left?

    Many languages that exist today, especially in the Western world, originated from Latin and Greek. The reason for Latin and Greek being read left to right is not particularly well known, but an important theory is that the medium of writing strongly influenced the [..]

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    Dec 5, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    How many hours does it take to translate 1000 words?

    Translation turnaround times seem to be an important feature for many translation clients. The answer to the question "how many hours does it take to translate 1000 words?" can be a major determinant of the final approval of the translation project. Some clients in[..]

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    Nov 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    Using AI to build a better human

    More often than not, the discourse about artificial intelligence verses about either the potential misuse or dangers of the technology, racial data bias, bad use of facial recognition applications by governments and corporations or the negative consequences of its deployment on labor and society [..]

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    Nov 13, 2019 12:00:00 AM

    What are the best countries for freelancers to work?

    Being a freelance translator means the whole world is your oyster. The beauty of self-employed translation is that you can activate your "out of office" email response permanently and have full control o[..]
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