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Readings — From the May 2017 issue

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From a test given to applicants for the position of emoji translator at Today Translations, a language company based in London. The job description, which was posted in December, asks that candidates “demonstrate a passion for emojis, combined with awareness of areas of confusion and cultural differences.”

how would you translate the following english sentences into emojis:

“Brexit means Brexit.”  — Theresa May

“It is time that we snapped out of the collective whinge-o-rama.”  — Boris Johnson

“It will be called Brexit plus, plus, plus.”  — Donald Trump

“Many people would like to see @Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States. He would do a great job!”  — Donald Trump

“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.”  — John F. Kennedy

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