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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  03/NOV/2011 3:37 PM
Assunto:  stiff-armed
 
Mensagem:  Merriam-Webster
Main Entry: straight-arm   
Function: noun
: an act or instance of warding off a football tackler with the arm fully extended from the shoulder, elbow locked, and the palm of the hand placed firmly against any part of his body -- called also stiff-arm

To stiff-arm - to straight arm
This is a term from American football.

When he was stiff-armed by Flak's secretary.... = When Flak's secretary refused his entry...  When Flak's secretary would not let him enter...   When Flak's secretary would not let him see the attorney......   


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
stiff-armed.  –  Gus_RJ.  03/NOV/2011, 3:12 PM
 stiff-armed  –  Dale-USA  03/NOV/2011, 3:37 PM
stiff-armed.  –  To Dale.  03/NOV/2011, 4:55 PM
stiff-armed.  –  Dale-USA  03/NOV/2011, 5:41 PM
stiff-armed.  –  To Dale.  04/NOV/2011, 3:48 PM

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