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Autor:  PPAULO
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  09/SET/2011 12:37 AM
Assunto:  Vocabulário
 
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   Porter can be 1) porteiro 

                         2) portador, carregador. 

 

    "Porter: a person whose job is carrying people's bags and other loads, especially at a train station, an airport or in a hotel."

 

   In the above exempo, a "porter' would fit the definition 2)   

 

 

 

                     Notice: In BrE, a porter may be the guy of definition (1), porteiro.

                     In airports the guy that carry yours bags and suitcases is the "porter".

 

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    Doorman: a man, often in uniform, whose job is to stand at the entrance to a large building such as a hotel or a theatre, and open the door for visitors, find them taxis, etc.

 

    It´s the doorkeeper (porteiro), o guarda-portão.

 

 

       

 


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