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Let's see what we can do with "Think of Me" from The Phantom of the Opera...

Original: 

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Think of me, think of me fondly
When we've said goodbye
Remember me, once in a while
Please promise me you'll try
When you find that once again you long
To take your heart back and be free
If you ever find a moment
Spare a thought for me

We never said our love was evergreen
Or as unchanging as the sea
But if you can still remember
Stop and think of me
Think of all the things
We've shared and seen
Don't think about the way
Things might have been

Think of me, think of me waking
Silent and resigned
Imagine me trying too hard
To put you from my mind
Recall those days
Look back on all those times
Think of the things we'll never do
There will never be a day
When I won't think of you

Can it be, can it be Christine?
Bravo!
Long ago, it seems so long ago
How young and innocent we were
She may not remember me
But I remember her

Flowers fade, the fruits of summer fade
They have their season so do we
But please promise me that sometimes
You will think of me

Translated through Spanish, Greek, French, Italian, Latin, and back to English: 

Spoiler

Be mindful, O my people, when they think of the love in me,

When he said goodbye

Remember me with favor at any time

We promise to try

When you find it, you

To go back to your heart may be free?

If you ever find a moment

I thought that I

 

He did not say it was our love, ever green

Either it still as the sea

If you do not remember

And I do not think me

They then think of all the

Then we saw the shared

Now, do not think that

things are

 

May he be mindful of me, think of me, to excite me

Silent and resigned

Trying very hard to imagine

How are you out of my mind

Remember those days

Look at that number of hours

I think that we would never do

There will be a day

As long as they do not think of you,

 

It is likely to be Christine?

Well done!

Now a lot of time flowed out of it, had formerly been

How we were young and innocent

He did not remember me?

But I can not remember

 

Fruits flower will wither

Those times

Only now:

And think of me

 

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Eminem, Lose yourself:

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His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy
There's vomit on his sweater already, mom's spaghetti
He's nervous, but on the surface he looks calm and ready
To drop bombs, but he keeps on forgetting
What he wrote down, the whole crowd goes so loud
He opens his mouth, but the words won't come out
He's choking, how? Everybody's joking now
The clock's run out, time's up, over

After translated through Yiddish, Kazakh, Tagalog, Chichewa and Urdu:
 

Spoiler

 

His hands were sweaty, his knees were weak and his hands were heavy

She has time to relax in her mother's spaghetti sweater

She was nervous, but on the outside she looked calm and ready

Throwing bombs, but they forgot

According to him, the press is too much

She opens her mouth, and says nothing.

Can't stand it now everyone is playing

Time flies, time flies

 

A spaghetti sweater is now my new favorite article of clothing 😂. Wonder where it all went wrong with the male pronouns...

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  • 2 weeks later...

Spaghetti sweater is awesome! I‘d just guess that there is one language (or more) in, which doesn’t use pronouns and has a very “gender neutral” language, so that the translator afterwards just guessed the pronoun^^

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  • 4 weeks later...

Original lyrics (from Mulan):

(Be a man)
We must be swift as the coursing river,
(Be a man)
With all the force of a great typhoon,
(Be a man)
With all the strength of a raging fire,
Mysterious as the dark side of the moon

Run through Esperanto, Welsh, Chinese, Xhosa, and Amharic:

(To be human)

We have to be fast like a river

(To be human)

With all the power of a mighty wind,

(To be human)

With all the power of a blazing fire

Mysterious as the dark side of the moon

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