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Autor:  Dale
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  09/JAN/2015 12:56 AM
Assunto:  Hugs
 
Mensagem:  It sounds great in Portuguese, but it is somewhat "gay" in English.

A Mineira friend in the USA was in the habit of ending telephone conversations with "Kisses".  Great Portuguese, very uncomfortable English.

English is more than a language, it is a culture too.  What do natives do?  Well, we don't say "hugs" and we don't say "kisses".



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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Hugs  –  Gissele  05/JAN/2015, 9:42 AM
Hugs  –  Renan  05/JAN/2015, 3:26 PM
 Hugs  –  Dale  09/JAN/2015, 12:56 AM
Hugs  –  Renan  10/JAN/2015, 9:44 PM
Hugs  –  Gissele  11/JAN/2015, 10:42 PM
Hugs  –  Thomas/USA  12/JAN/2015, 6:45 PM

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