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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  30/SET/2012 1:19 AM
Assunto:  "bump in the road."
 
Mensagem:  http://www.google.com.br/search?num=10&hl=pt-BR&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1280&bih=648&q=bump+road&oq=bump+road&gs_l=img.3..0i19.3044.5821.0.6111.9.8.0.1.1.0.254.1568.0j3j5.8.0...0.0...1ac.1.goRfAMS7LEU



   If you can´t see the "bumps" hit "Google image"  using the two words 'bump road' , I found plenty of them.
   Bump road - lombada.
  
    In fact, the item referred to the "headache" the President would have after the recent events in Egypt with a new challenge, poised by the attack on the Libya embassy.  Until now the Arab spring wasn´t much of an American issue (at least overtly), now it is a another matter.   And with the pressure the public opinion, and an election looming around...

    So, it´s a figure of speech, it can bring to us the imagery of a car going smoothly in a road, you are talking leisurely when...you see a speed bump right away! you need to
pass over it at 2 mi./h (3 km/h) but you were at 62 mi./h (100 km/h).
     Talk about a headache!


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"bump in the road."   –  Fox Fox  29/SET/2012, 10:53 PM
 "bump in the road."   –  PPAULO  30/SET/2012, 1:19 AM
"bump in the road."   –  PPAULO  30/SET/2012, 1:23 AM
"bump in the road."   –  Renan  30/SET/2012, 2:15 PM
"bump in the road."   –  PPAULO  30/SET/2012, 6:36 PM
"bump in the road."   –  Fox Fox  01/OUT/2012, 7:14 AM
"bump in the road."   –  Oiroso_  01/OUT/2012, 7:58 AM
"bump in the road."   –  Renan  01/OUT/2012, 2:24 PM
"bump in the road."   –  PPAULO  01/OUT/2012, 8:02 PM

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