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January 23rd, 2012, 19:33
Yes, you are absolutely right.
And this is exactly what makes translations so difficult : The context.

When I was younger ( ), I trried to translate my own texts … and once, I took proverbs literally … Not realizing that they were proverbs …

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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