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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  18/JUN/2008 9:37 PM
Assunto:  Fired up = excited, enthusiastic
 
Mensagem:  "To soup up" is to give a motor additional power.  Perhaps you increased the size of the cylinders, improved the air intake, used a different ignition system, etc.  Note that it refers to the motor, not to the paint job, the upholstery, etc.  It's all about speed.

He drives a souped up Corvette.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Fired up  –  Breckenfeld  17/JUN/2008, 8:49 PM
Fired up  –  Dale/CR  18/JUN/2008, 12:15 AM
Fired up = excited, enthusiastic  –  Márcio Farias  18/JUN/2008, 8:24 AM
Fired up = excited, enthusiastic  –  Jazz  18/JUN/2008, 5:51 PM
 Fired up = excited, enthusiastic  –  Dale/CR  18/JUN/2008, 9:37 PM

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