Monday, 23 April 2018
Often, when I tell people that I translate from Indonesian into English, they ask, "Why? Can't people just use Google Translate?" I usually just change the subject. I find it too difficult to explain how translation has nothing to do with looking for dictionary word-for-word so-called equivalents. People who ask that kind of question have not really thought about how language works.
This is nowhere more evident than in all the sayings we use to pep...
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