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Translation for a Short Story

Chibeli

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Hi, I'm writing a short story, at the end of which I need to have this sentence translated into Japanese.

"Everybody, would you please turn off any technology?"

I tried to translate it based on my (very, very limited) knowledge of the language, but got kinda stuck. I figured it would be something like, "Mina-sama, subete no tekunoroji o keshite kudasai?" Is that right, or am I way off? :p
 

Elizabeth

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Maybe okirikudasai (please cut off, like they say on airline flights :p ) is more general....kesu is like "switch off or turn out" depending on exactly what you mean by 'technology.' :?
 

kumo

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If you want to keep that interrogation point you should change kudasai to "kudasaimasenka" or "itadakemasenka".
 

Chibeli

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Yes, it's for an airplane flight. So would it therefore be "Mina-sama, subete no tekunoroji o kirikudasaimasenka?" Whew, what a mouthful. >.>
 

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Chibeli said:
Yes, it's for an airplane flight. So would it therefore be "Mina-sama, subete no tekunoroji o kirikudasaimasenka?" Whew, what a mouthful. >.>
Combining this translation with the actual wording
I think simply "subete no dengen (power source or power supply) wo okirikudasai" is good. And you should use passangers (okyakusama) not minasama.
 
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