Published May 1, 2024 | Version v1
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Lost in Lexical Translation: Challenges of Conveying 'False Friends' from English to Russian


The paper explores "false friends," words that pose translation challenges. It examines
difficulties encountered by students from technical universities when translating such words and
phrases from English to Russian. Specific instances of "false friends" in scientific texts are identified,
along with examples of mistranslation of scientific terms and phrases from English.



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