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Post time 2011-12-19 23:12:59 |Display all floors
This post was edited by jl2315 at 2011-12-19 10:13
philiploh Post time: 2011-12-19 05:31
Precisely what I translated 入口 and  出口 as import and export just as the sign says.

Translation should always be done in context.  If you translate 入口 and  出口 as import and export without asking where they are to be used, there's a very high likelihood that you will be wrong.  That's exactly what happened in the sign for the 中国国家博物馆.  

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Post time 2011-12-21 14:44:21 |Display all floors
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Post time 2011-12-22 00:10:57 |Display all floors
philiploh Post time: 2011-12-20 02:24
O.K. Is 中国国家博物馆 exporting anything? If they do then it is alright,  but if they are using tha ...

Do you know of any museum in the world that is involved in the export business?

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Post time 2011-12-22 01:15:15 |Display all floors
This post was edited by jl2315 at 2011-12-21 12:15
philiploh Post time: 2011-12-21 11:56 .中国国家博物馆 should not use the word 'export' on their sign.

I can't agree more.  See Signs Wanted, post #100 on page 5.

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Post time 2012-1-2 21:53:19 |Display all floors
8、On 打开 ( 放)
9、Off 关
这两个太宽泛,不太准确,需要视用途而定

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Post time 2012-5-10 14:54:12 |Display all floors
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Post time 2015-7-21 22:35:01 |Display all floors
This post was edited by SEARU at 2015-7-22 17:02

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