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Old 3rd Mar 2018, 23:27
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Originally Posted by parabellum View Post
Well, fluent in about five languages suggests to me that she is a bit more than just 'sweet'.
"Fluent in about five languages" is actually not such a big deal in many parts of the world where borders are many and language groups tend to have a range of only a few hundred square kilometres.
I would include most parts of Asia, Africa and the Balkans in this statement.

What I might question is fluency vs capability. "Fluent in xx languages" is a common throw-away phrase used to indicate, more accurately, a capability to understand and converse. I'll lump myself together with this group.

Fluency, to me however, suggests formal training and qualification at a reasonably high level. Perhaps Mrs Trump has those qualifications. I suspect not.
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