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Hi,

My native language is Hindi and I learnt Italian language and I can speak well in Italian, but when it comes as translation then I feel that I do't know Italian (English to Italian or vice versa). How can I improve on this aspect.

Is there any online or offline dictionary which I can use for two joint words e.g Anti-glare where Anti and glare are two different words joint together to form a word. Cross boundary, co-operative etc. I hope you understand my point.

Please suggest me some sites where I can see side by side English and Italian finance or official letters or email together.

Thanks for your time and efforts.

Thanks
Vinod

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Hello,

with regard to the translations  from English to Italian and vice versa, I think that you could  improve your  Italian  only if you apply yourself  in  reading Italian novels, magazines or newspapers that can help your chances of improvement in knowledge of Italian  grammar, syntax  and vocabulary.

As for  online  dictionaries  which you  can use for two joint words as in e.g. “Anti-glare” (“antiabbagliante”, in Italian)  where ‘Anti’ and ‘glare’ are two different words joint together to form a word, you can look it up in the following  dictionaries where you can find the translation of a word from English to Italian and vice versa.
See for example  the English words  “co-operative “ (“cooperativo”, in Italian), “antibody” (anticorpo, in Italian), “antielectron.” (antielettrone, in Italian), etc.

http://www.garzantilinguistica.it/

http://tbd.pearsonitalia.it/

http://www.wordreference.com/

http://dizionario.reverso.net/


As for some sites where you can see “side by side English and Italian finance or official letters or email together”, as you say, I can suggest only one site where you can find “External Sources” with English and Italian finance or official letters.

For example, you can see  on the left  the example “Attached to this e-mail…..” and on the right  “In allegato all’e-mail…” with the link rotary.org respectively, where you can read the full text in English and in Italian.
Such an example is followed by many others.

Here’s the site:

http://www.linguee.com/english-italian/translation/letters+of+financial.html

Hope this can be helpful to you.

Best regards,
Maria

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