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ERIC Number: EJ1082351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
On Literal Translation of English Idioms
Chen, Linli
English Language Teaching, v2 n2 p164-166 Jun 2009
There are six translation tactics in translating English idioms into Chinese: literal translation, compensatory translation, free translation, explanational translation, borrowing, integrated approach. Each tactic should be reasonably employed in the process of translating, so as to keep the flavor of the original English idioms as well as to cater for the Chinese readers. In this paper, one of the tactics: literal translation will be discussed, which is the most commonly used tactics in translating English idioms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China