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Autor:  mhw
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Data:  17/JAN/2017 1:18 AM
Assunto:  Using "can" to request permission
 
Mensagem:  "There is an old belief that may/might are more 'correct' than can/could in this case (permission), but this does not reflect normal usage." Swan 345.

"Can I is used informally to request permission, especially if the speaker is talking to someone s/he knows fairly well." Azar, Betty, 3 ed. pag. 152. 


 


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Using "can" to request permission  –  Tiago T.  14/JAN/2017, 1:34 PM
Using "can" to request permission  –  PPAULO  14/JAN/2017, 4:11 PM
Using "can" to request permission  –  Tiago T.  15/JAN/2017, 1:32 PM
Using "can" to request permission  –  PPAULO  15/JAN/2017, 5:33 PM
Using "can" to request permission  –  mhw  16/JAN/2017, 11:04 AM
Using "can" to request permission  –  PPAULO  16/JAN/2017, 10:22 PM
Using "can" to request permission  –  PPAULO  17/JAN/2017, 1:02 AM
 Using "can" to request permission  –  mhw  17/JAN/2017, 1:18 AM
Using "can" to request permission  –  Fran  18/JAN/2017, 8:21 AM
Using "can" to request permission  –  PPAULO  18/JAN/2017, 10:06 PM
Using "can" to request permission  –  PPAULO  18/JAN/2017, 10:10 PM

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