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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  07/ABR/2013 10:49 AM
Assunto:  The Age of the Understatement
 
Mensagem:  Per Merriam-Webster

understatement
noun
1
: the act of understanding : a statement below the truth <understatement of population growth>
2
: restrained statement in ironic contrast to what might be said : studied avoidance of emphasis or exaggeration <we have been taught to value terseness and understatement — Irving Howe>
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There are some Argentines in Buenos Aires.
Feijoada is not bad.
There is a lot of water in the Atlantic.
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The age of....  A period of time when something is common, important, stressed, etc.


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The Age of the Understatement  –  saasa  07/ABR/2013, 10:41 AM
 The Age of the Understatement  –  Dale-USA  07/ABR/2013, 10:49 AM
The Age of the Understatement  –  saasa  07/ABR/2013, 11:52 AM
The Age of the Understatement  –  Dale-USA  07/ABR/2013, 12:28 PM
The Age of the Understatement  –  saasa  07/ABR/2013, 1:52 PM
The Age of the Understatement  –  Dale-USA  07/ABR/2013, 5:38 PM
The Age of the Understatement  –  saasa  07/ABR/2013, 9:19 PM

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