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#206596 - 08/06/12 09:15 PM Not a cognate Joined: Aug 2012
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If a native Spanish speaker uses a word like "envisaged" in the sentence "I have nothing envisaged for Thursday," he is using a correct English word that is a direct translation from the Spanish ("previsto.") But it is not idiomatically correct in English; an English speaker would say "planned."
Is there a term for this kind of error?
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