(ES) (EN) – False Friends in Pharma | Emma Goldsmith

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“One trap that new language learners fall into is presuming that words that look or sound alike have the same meaning in both languages. Spanish/English speakers soon discover that being embarrassed isn’t the same as “estar embarazada” and that “tener un constipado” isn’t the same as being constipated. For another angle on false friends, check out what Mox has to say at the bottom of this post.

False friends continue to crop up at more advanced stages of language learning and professional translators must be familiar with the …”

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