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Autor:  Tiago T.
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  05/DEZ/2015 2:35 AM
Assunto:  Phantom of the Opera
 
Mensagem: 
A maioria dos dicionários considera que "ghost" e "phantom" são sinônimos:

Merriam-Webster
* ghost: the soul of a dead person thought of as living in an unseen world or as appearing to living people
* phantom: the soul of a dead person thought of as living in an unseen world or as appearing to living people

Oxford Learner's Dictionary
* ghost: the spirit of a dead person that a living person believes they can see or hear
* phantom: a ghost

Longman Dictinary of Contemporary English
* ghost: he spirit of a dead person that some people think they can feel or see in a place
* phantom: the image of a dead person or strange thing that someone thinks they see [= ghost]

Em termos de utilização, "ghost" é mais comum: Google Ngram Viewer.

Segue, também, uma discussão sobre o tema: English StackExchange.

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Phantom of the Opera  –  Luciane Aparecida Novais  03/DEZ/2015, 4:48 PM
Phantom of the Opera  –  Sid  03/DEZ/2015, 6:19 PM
 Phantom of the Opera  –  Tiago T.  05/DEZ/2015, 2:35 AM

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