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Lo que hacen las armas muy peligrosas es cuando se los niños utilizan por placer.

What make guns very dangerous is when kids use them for fun.

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Ricardo, dusan, Theta30, JoulSauron Jan 5 '14 at 18:36

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I would use para divertirse. – Double U Jan 4 '14 at 16:27
I closed this because it's not clear what's your question. Are you asking to check if the translation is correct? In that case, the question would be off-topic. – JoulSauron Jan 5 '14 at 18:38
I thought he was asking about the "sujeto" and "objeto directo". – Flamma Jan 8 '14 at 18:55
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Translation into spanish:

Lo que hace a las armas muy peligrosas es que los niños las utilicen para divertirse.

The original sentence:

Lo que hacen las armas muy peligrosas es cuando se los niños utilizan por placer.

Has several mistakes:

  • "Hacen" should be "hace" because "hace" is refering to "lo que", not "a las armas".

  • "las armas" is an indirect object, so we use "a" : "a las armas"

  • "cuando se los niños" does not make any sense in spanish.

  • "utilizan" is the verb and needs a direct object: "las armas", but to avoid repeating "las armas", we use "las" like this: "las utilizan".

  • "por placer" is the translation of "for pleasure". "for fun" is commonly translated as "por diversion" / "para divertise".

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