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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  06/JUL/2011 11:07 PM
Assunto:  By the score
 
Mensagem:  by the score = in large numbers

Jill has friends by the score.
Frank played songs by the score on his guitar.

("Score" is an old term that means "20".  You will still hear people ask for  score of pencils, a score of notepads, etc.)



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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
By the score  –  Gissele  06/JUL/2011, 10:24 PM
 By the score  –  Dale-USA  06/JUL/2011, 11:07 PM
By the score  –  Gissele  08/JUL/2011, 11:12 AM

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