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Autor:  Dale/CR
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Data:  07/JUN/2008 9:46 AM
Assunto:  Policiamento
 
Mensagem: 

I'll go with "police checkpoint".  As in a "blitz", they are looking for drunken drivers, car documents in order, etc.  You are stopped, checked, and then permitted to continue.


In a "dragnet" (the word is falling out of use), they are looking for a criminal.


A "barrier" is that:  a barrier.  They are used to control pedestrian traffric.  You often see them around parades, a fire, a bridge that has been washed away, etc.


A "roadblock" is used to stop traffic, but not for a routine inspection.  Trafffic is being prevented from continuing because of an unsafe condition.  Or maybe an attempt is being made to containe a suspect.



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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Policiamento  –  Vasques  06/JUN/2008, 11:45 PM
Policiamento  –  Breckenfeld  07/JUN/2008, 1:55 AM
Policiamento  –  Dale/CR  07/JUN/2008, 2:58 AM
Policiamento  –  Breckenfeld  07/JUN/2008, 7:21 AM
Policiamento  –  Johannes  07/JUN/2008, 9:22 AM
 Policiamento  –  Dale/CR  07/JUN/2008, 9:46 AM
Policiamento  –  Márcio Farias  07/JUN/2008, 2:21 PM
Policiamento  –  Dale/CR  07/JUN/2008, 9:41 PM

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