Resolved [CN] need help with this sentence. Thanks.

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  1. nonononononono

    nonononononono Well-Known Member

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    火光映照在他苍老的面孔上,显得格外的严肃。
    fire on his old face?
     
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    The light from the fire (lantern, bonfire etc) reflected off (shined on) his (tired? ragged?) old face, making it look extraordinarily solemn (stern).

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  3. Haruhal

    Haruhal Active Member

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    Yupp... that solemn/stern could also be replaced with serious right?
     
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    Shibb Active Member

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    Dependant on context and personal style. I personally prefer assigning certain terms to one translation so that I have a more stable way of choosing which word to use and not just go "I wonder what words I shall use today :hmm:"
     
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  5. sinyueliang

    sinyueliang 『World Traveller』『Howl's Moving Castle』『Witch』

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    The fire shined on his old face, making it appear especially grave.
     
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    derpy looking pikachu suddenly appears