French translation.

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  1. Armadillo
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    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I need to ask a seller on ebay in France, if they ship to the UK and also postage cost to do. I speak no French at all though :(, so would be grateful if someone who does could tell me how.

    I know I could just use google translate, but I've seen the results of people using it to translate to English, so would prefer not to.

    Thanks.
     
  2. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

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    Try asking in english though, he will use google translate to translate it. :P
    Any way you can say
    S'il vous plaît dites-moi si vous expédiez a uk. Combien coûte l'affranchissement?
     
  3. loco365

    loco365 GBAtemp Guru

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    Yeah. Google Translate can't do shit, really.
     
  4. Magsor

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    Est-ce que vous envoyez en angleterre? Si oui, combien cela couterait-il? merci.

    Foreign language to English have better results than english to foreign language in google translate.
     
  5. gamefan5

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    Est-ce que vous faites des livraisons en Angleterre? Si oui, quels seront les frais pour la livraison?

    Yes, I'm fluent in french. Considering it's my first language. XD
     
  6. Cyan

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    "Livraison" (deliver) is usually for shops, professional sellers, or someone who personally deliver the package to your adress.
    when it's a simple user using postal service, we generally use the word "envoyer" or "expédier" (which means send).

    Also, Angleterre is better than "uk", not everyone understand acronyms, and we rarely use "United Kingdom" (Royame Uni) but just "England" to refer to all UK :P.

    Magsor's translation is the best one in my opinion ^^



    Just add hello at the beginning:


    Let us know the answer, we will translate it for you.
    or you can add
    "Si vous parlez anglais, pourriez-vous me répondre en anglais?"
    which means "If you are speaking English, could you answer me in English?"
     
  7. Armadillo
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    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Thanks for the help. Sent them the message and added the part for answering in English, if they speak it.
     
  8. VinvinMario

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