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Autor:  PPAULO
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  01/SET/2011 5:08 PM
Assunto:  leis

   Said by a native speaker of English:



     10. What difference between your homeland and Brazil do you find most striking?

    Tem lei que pega no Brasil e lei que não pega (there are laws that catch on, and those that don‘t).

     I love that about Brazil, but I could never imagine a law "not catching on" in the US. It‘s practically "lo real maravilloso", as the Spanish would say.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
leis  –  Charlotte  01/SET/2011, 3:44 PM
 leis  –  PPAULO  01/SET/2011, 5:08 PM
leis  –  Orlando  01/SET/2011, 6:45 PM
leis  –  PPAULO  01/SET/2011, 8:41 PM

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