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Norcross, Eda L. and V. Scott Gordon. 1988. Workshop for revisors: challenges for revisors of technical German-to-English translations. In Lindberg Hammond, Deanna, ed. Languages at crossroads. Medford: Learned Information. pp. 167–174.
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Revisors of German-to-English technical translations are challenged by certain translation errors more frequently than others. This article provides examples of the most common erros, including syntax errors, mis-interpreting of modals and modal strings, problems with verb tenses and dangling participals. Suggested corrections are provided.
Source : Based on abstract in book