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    help with translation?

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    how do you say:

    "I will never forget when you told me that the worst thing a person could do to another was to ignore them. I thought our friendship was better than this, and I thought that this last year meant something to you. But I guess I was wrong."

    (to a girl)

    spasibo

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    Re: help with translation?

    Quote Originally Posted by sixshorty

    "I will never forget when you told me that the worst thing a person could do to another was to ignore them. I thought our friendship was better than this, and I thought that this last year meant something to you. But I guess I was wrong."
    Я никогда не забуду, как ты сказала, что худшее, что может один человек сделать другому - это игнорировать его. Я думал, наша дружба была лучше этого, и что этот последний год что-то для тебя значил. Но, кажется, я ошибался.
    Я так думаю.

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    Leof, you are assuming sixshorty is a male, something that he has not given any indication of! These times, you just never know!

    Sixshorty, only use the above if you are a male. If you are not, consider becoming one before sending the above. Alternatively, Leof can redo the translation in the tone of a female.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    Leof, you are assuming sixshorty is a male, something that he has not given any indication of! These times, you just never know!
    female to female
    Я никогда не забуду, как ты сказала, что худшее, что может один человек сделать другому - это игнорировать его. Я думала, наша дружба была лучше этого, и что этот последний год что-то для тебя значил. Но, кажется, я ошибалась.

    (Just to cover all bases )

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    Well the person did say "(to a girl)", read the person's post carefully...

    BTW, what if it isn't a person, but a robot? We need the neuteral to female variant!!!
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    Well the person did say "(to a girl)", read the person's post carefully...

    BTW, what if it isn't a person, but a robot? We need the neuteral to female variant!!!
    Эх, всегда я начинаю читать с конца, и не всегда добираюсь до начала.
    Щас уберу.

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    If you're trying to win her back, sending her things in Russian probably will just scare her further away.

    Ever heard that ol' adage... "If you love them, let them go?"

    Let her go man, let her go...
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    Give her my phone number first!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DDT
    Give her my phone number first!
    She's probably a right dog.
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    Yeah, I am a girl, and the person I am writing to, who is Russian, was one of my best friends. We got into a fight and now she is ignoring me every time I try to talk to her. Although it is obvious that she doesn't want contact with me, our friendship was much more important than this, and a disagreement should not end this friendship.

    It sounds pretty strange when I wrote that out.
    But, what I am trying to get at is, from a Russian's standpoint, is what I have had translated okay to write to her?

    Thanks for your help. Spasiba.

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    It is ok, just make sure you use GromoZeka's version, which I have provided below. Leof assumed you were male, so it would sound slightly strange for your friend to read it (but nothing outrageous, as she'd probably figure you had help translating anyway).

    Я никогда не забуду, как ты сказала, что худшее, что может один человек сделать другому - это игнорировать его. Я думала, наша дружба была лучше этого, и что этот последний год что-то для тебя значил. Но, кажется, я ошибалась.
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
    I am a notourriouse misspeller. Be easy on me.
    Пожалуйста! Исправляйте мои глупые ошибки (но оставьте умные)!
    Yo hablo español mejor que tú.
    Trusnse kal'rt eturule sikay!!! ))

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