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Ashen Phoenix



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:45 am Reply with quote
The Engrish in that title just hurts...
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:59 pm Reply with quote
Ashen Phoenix wrote:
The Engrish in that title just hurts...

It's awkward, but proper since "much" refers to the weight of the heavy dumbbells. You can't say "many" since that's asking the number of dumbbells which isn't the question. A direct translation probably would have been better, but this is the English title they came up with.

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