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Autor:  Deivis
E-mail:  deivis_fsilva@yahoo.com.br
Data:  24/SET/2009 8:50 PM
Assunto:  slang 4
 
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Belly up:  fracasso ou falência. The steel factory went belly up in Pittsburgh. They were winning the game at the beginning but went belly up in the second half.

bender-binge: beber por muito tempo e por dias seguidos. Willian dissarpeared for many days because he went on a bender. He really has a problem. After his drinking binge he ended up in the hospital. 

Biker: Alguém que anda de motocicleta. The bikers rode through town wearing leather jackets. Bikers prefer big cruising motorcycles. 

Big brother: o governo. Be careful! Big brother is watching you! Big brother is enormous bureaucracy.

big iron: computador grande e potente. only a big iron can solve this problem. We need a big iron to do the job.  


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 slang 4  –  Deivis  24/SET/2009, 8:50 PM
slang 4  –  PPAULO  24/SET/2009, 11:48 PM
slang 4  –  CR  25/SET/2009, 12:03 AM
slang 4  –  PPAULO  25/SET/2009, 12:27 AM
slang 4  –  Dale CR  28/SET/2009, 6:33 PM
slang 4  –  PPAULO  28/SET/2009, 7:18 PM

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