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Autor:  dale - cr
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Data:  14/OUT/2009 2:57 PM
Assunto:  to Orlando - shuttered
 
Mensagem:  I think we need more context. 

In the USA, "shuttered" often refers to covering the windows with a wooden protective device.  More than anything, this is to protect the windows from storms.  The practice is common in some areas and unheard of in others.

In Latin America, the "shutters" are of steel and are meant to keep out thieves.  This is NOT common in the USA.

Do not confuse "shutters" with "venetian blinds" that are used INSIDE the building to regulate the amount of sunlight, privacy, etc.  They have nothing to do with protecting the building or business from anything.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
shuttered  –  Jazz  13/OUT/2009, 2:06 PM
shuttered2  –  Jazz  13/OUT/2009, 2:11 PM
shuttered2  –  orlando  13/OUT/2009, 8:22 PM
shuttered ???  –  Jazz  13/OUT/2009, 9:03 PM
shuttered ???  –  PPAULO  13/OUT/2009, 9:30 PM
shuttered ???  –  orlando  14/OUT/2009, 11:18 AM
shuttered  –  Fran  14/OUT/2009, 11:14 AM
to Orlando - shuttered  –  Fran  14/OUT/2009, 11:31 AM
 to Orlando - shuttered  –  dale - cr  14/OUT/2009, 2:57 PM
to Orlando - shuttered  –  PPAULO  14/OUT/2009, 8:26 PM
to Orlando - shuttered  –  orlando  15/OUT/2009, 2:26 PM
to Orlando - shuttered  –  Fran  15/OUT/2009, 4:32 PM
to Orlando - closed  –  dale=cr  18/OUT/2009, 10:39 PM
to Orlando - closed  –  orlando  19/OUT/2009, 10:24 AM
to Orlando and dale & all - closed  –  Jazz  20/OUT/2009, 10:58 PM

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