On Translatability of English Idioms

Linli Chen

Abstract


Is Chinese translation of English Idioms possible? This has been a topic of debate for a very long period of time. Many linguists and translators have dwelt on this problem in their books or articles. Some of the popular ideas about the problems of translatability of English Idioms will be introduced in this paper which aims at helping people know more about the translatability of English Idioms.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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