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Thursday, February 28, 2013

How is 'volunteer' translated? "I volunteered in a nursing home a couple of years ago."

to volunteer 
fè volontè
bay tan "w" gratis
pwopoze tèt "ou" (to volunteer oneself for a task)

1. Lè m te gen sèz lane sou tèt mwen, mwen te konn fè volontè nan yon lopital.  Yo te rele m Candy Striper.
   When I was sixteen I used to volunteer at a hospital.  They called me a Candy Striper.

2. Lè misye tande twoup la t'ap tounen Ayiti, li te pwopoze tèt li pou misyion an, paske li pale bon Kreyòl.
   When he heard that the troupe was going back to Haiti he volunteered for the mission, because he speaks Creole well.
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