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Autor:  Fran
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Data:  27/JAN/2010 2:41 AM
Assunto:  put on airs (or wannabe)
 
Mensagem:  Tiago,

I think that "wannabe" is a lot more common idiom than "to put on airs".

A wannabe is someone who wishes to be or do something, but lacks the qualifications or talent.

That wannabe thinks he's too smart

That wannabe thinks she's gonna win BBB 10




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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
put on airs  –  Vitor rj  25/JAN/2010, 1:32 PM
put on airs  –  Fran  25/JAN/2010, 5:20 PM
put on airs  –  PPAULO  25/JAN/2010, 11:02 PM
put on airs  –  Tiago T.  26/JAN/2010, 11:59 PM
 put on airs (or wannabe)  –  Fran  27/JAN/2010, 2:41 AM
put on airs (act superior or snobish; lord it over  –  PPAULO  27/JAN/2010, 7:39 AM
put on airs   –  The Earl of S'wich(es)  30/JAN/2010, 8:32 AM
to The Earl of ... (put on airs )  –  Fran  30/JAN/2010, 6:14 PM
(put on airs )  –  Marquis de Switches  30/JAN/2010, 10:00 PM

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