If you want a faster and arguably more accurate way to do translation, you might think about using DeepL because it’s got a desktop application that allows you to translate something just by hitting Ctrl+C twice. DeepL is generally considered to be more accurate and to give more nuanced translations than Google Translate.

I don’t know if I’d consider what you’re experiencing a problem, per say, while it’s certainly a good idea to try translating yourself first, it’s not always feasible to do that on a long piece of text if you’ve not got the time.

Also, while I’m here and since it’s your first post…

\textcolor{pink}{\huge \textsf{WELCOME! ^-^}}

Even if you’ve been a member for a while, so aren’t really new hehe
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Take the time to check out the FAQ and GUIDE if you haven’t already…
…but you probably have, because you seem like you’re diligent and awesome like that ^-^

There’s also a lot of good stuff on the forum to help you…
…that you’ve likewise probably already seen, but it still worth mentiioning!

The Ultimate Guide for WK
The Ultimate Additional Japanese Resources List!
The New And Improved List Of API and Third Party Apps

I hope that you continue to enjoy WaniKani that your worship of the Crabigator is eternal!