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Postby suarutsu » Mon 03.09.2009 5:41 am

Hey everyone,

I've got a question. How would you say something like "it has to be at the same height as...".
For example. I work in a gym, and in explaining the basics of spinning, I have to say:

"the seat has to be at the same height as your hips" and
"the steer has to be a bit higher"

I was thinking about something like:

シートは、腰のとなりにあるます。
ハンドルは、もっとたかいです。

But I just know it sounds all wrong...

Hope someone is smart enough to try this ;)

-Rody
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Re: at the height of....

Postby richvh » Mon 03.09.2009 7:21 am

Rody6 wrote:Hey everyone,

I've got a question. How would you say something like "it has to be at the same height as...".
For example. I work in a gym, and in explaining the basics of spinning, I have to say:

"the seat has to be at the same height as your hips" and
"the steer has to be a bit higher"

"The steer"? I don't see any reference to an ox in your attempted translation. :lol: I think you mean the "steering wheel".

I was thinking about something like:

シートは、腰のとなりにあるます。

(あるます⇒あります)
シートの高さは、腰の辺りにあることが必要です。
ハンドルは、もっとたかいです。

ハンドルは、より少しだけ高いことも必要です。

(Don't take the above as definitive, but they're my best guesses.)
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Re: at the height of....

Postby suarutsu » Mon 03.09.2009 7:35 am

oh! that seems more like it! Thank you for your help.. One last question. 必要 reads at hitsyou, right? (necessary). Haven't got my text editor right here (could check later of course ;)).. and lol steering WHEEL yea :P :oops:

Arigatou!!
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Re: at the height of....

Postby richvh » Mon 03.09.2009 8:48 am

No, it's "hitsuyou"
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Re: at the height of....

Postby suarutsu » Mon 03.09.2009 2:16 pm

thank you!! =)
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