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Autor:  Fran
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  12/SET/2011 8:53 AM
Assunto:  Vocab doubts.
 
Mensagem: 

scratch out = scrape

 

scrape = produce with difficulty

 

they barely make a living = they continue to scratch out a half-decent living

 

thrown in = to add something extra at no aditional cost

 

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/throw+in

 

am·bu·lance chasers 

1. lawyer benefiting from accidents: a lawyer who, in order to earn large fees, seeks out accident victims and encourages them to claim heavy damages ( slang disapproving )
2. overly aggressive lawyer: a lawyer considered to be overly aggressive and perhaps unethical ( slang )

http://www.bing.com/Dictionary/search?q=define+ambulance+chaser&qpvt=define%3a+ambulance+chaser&FORM=DTPDIA

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Vocab doubts  –  Gus_RJ  12/SET/2011, 7:44 AM
 Vocab doubts.  –  Fran  12/SET/2011, 8:53 AM
Vocab doubts.  –  To Fran.  12/SET/2011, 8:54 AM
Vocab doubts.  –  Fran  12/SET/2011, 9:00 AM

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