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Postby asfalios » Sun 09.14.2014 10:06 pm

Hello people,

how would you translate this phrase?

妻にどうしてほしいと思っている夫が多いですか。

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Re: weird

Postby Ranja » Tue 09.16.2014 5:58 am

That's a tough question.

The key structure of the sentence is
~が多いですか? (Are ~ many?, What kinds of ~ are dominant?)

For example:

Q. 何色のバラ(rose)が多いですか?
A. 赤やピンクが一般的です or 赤やピンクのバラが多いです。

Q. イタリアでは朝食に(for breakfast)何を食べる人が多いですか?
A. パンとミルクをとる人が多いです。(Many people take bread and milk.)


So, your sentence
妻にどうしてほしいと思っている夫が多いですか。
=[妻に何をしてほしいと思っている夫]が多いですか。

is asking what a typical husband wants his wife to do for himself (or for the couple themselves).
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Re: weird

Postby asfalios » Wed 09.17.2014 8:30 pm

THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!!!!!

excellent translation

thanks again
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