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Translated Memes: We Refuse To Use Only the Toilet

Introduction

Welcome back, this time we have another sign that has been mistranslated into English. The sign required both vocabulary and context to understand and translate, so let’s get into it right away!

A sign that says “We Refuse To Use Only the Toilet” in English, “トイレのみのご利用はご遠慮ください” in Japanese, and “厠所只供用餐的客人使用” in Chinese.
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Basic Translation

To begin translating the Japanese text, let’s look at the meaning of each…

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