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Lost in Translation: A Tourist's Trouble with a Translation App in Portugal

A tourist in Portugal was exposed to a problem due to an error in the voice translation application that he tried to use to order juice in a restaurant.

According to The Telegraph newspaper, a 36-year-old Azerbaijani tourist, while in a restaurant in Portugal, tried to communicate with the waiter in the restaurant using a voice translation application, and wanted to order pomegranate juice, but the application made a mistake in translating his words and the waiter thought that the tourist wanted a “pomegranate Attack-bomb,” so the latter quickly called the police.

The police came to the restaurant and arrested the aforementioned tourist. His information was verified and his room and belongings were searched. After it turned out that everything was fine and that the man did not have weapons, he was released.😒


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