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    worthwile

    How do you best translate

    a worthwhile life

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    I'd translate не зря прожитая жизнь
    "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read"
    Mark Twain
    American author/essayist (1835-1910)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReDSanchous
    I'd translate не зря прожитая жизнь
    or "достойная/достойно прожитая жизнь"

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    Reminds me a little of this thread, but I don't know if you ever got the answer you were looking for

    http://masterrussian.net/mforum/viewtop ... ght=#61292

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biancca
    Reminds me a little of this thread, but I don't know if you ever got the answer you were looking for

    http://masterrussian.net/mforum/viewtop ... ght=#61292
    yea that's right, quite similar meaning

    by the way in french worthwile life is "une vie qui en vaille la peine"

    don't ask me why we use the bloody subjonctive


    thx guys for the translations it will help

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