Andrey (azangru) wrote,

The site of a Russian English school has this in its list of activities:

Which made me wonder: can there be such a thing as an original voice-over? I mean, sure, dictionaries and wikipedia define voice-over as a particular artistic technique, but that’s certainly not the meaning intended here. Clearly, the "voice-over" part derives from the phrase "voice-over translation", but since the ad puts an emphasis on the original, is the voice-over a mistranslation?

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