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Autor:  Fran
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  11/FEV/2012 5:18 PM
Assunto:  Food / foods
 
Mensagem:  We just have to be aware to the exceptions.

I see the word foods as the same as alimentos in Port.

This link gives a variety of examples how to use the word foods in sentences.

http://en.bab.la/dictionary/english-portuguese/foods

There's also money and moneys

money = dinheiro

monies, also called moneys = verbas

food = comida ( ready for consumption )

foods = alimentos ( food groups like PPAULO explained already )

sugars = açúcares ( there are several different types of sugars available in the market, such as brown sugar, raw sugar, etc. )

sugar = açucar ( that sugar we are using right now, for example, of all the sugars available I prefer turbinado sugar.)

dairy products = laticínios

milk = leite

( milks = verb to milk in the  3rd person singular affirmative )





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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Food / foods   –  Maria Madalena  10/FEV/2012, 10:13 AM
Food / foods   –  srlessa  10/FEV/2012, 6:34 PM
Food / foods   –  srlessa  10/FEV/2012, 6:47 PM
Food / foods   –  PPAULO  10/FEV/2012, 10:43 PM
Food / foods   –  PPAULO  10/FEV/2012, 10:52 PM
 Food / foods   –  Fran  11/FEV/2012, 5:18 PM
Food / foods   –  Maria Madalena  12/FEV/2012, 11:04 PM

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