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Autor:  Fran
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Data:  01/FEV/2010 7:01 PM
Assunto:  Diary

When she confronted

[ she ] simply pretended not to care

When she confronted / faced / wrestled / dealt / imaged / pictured / came to grips with ... are all synonyms of confronted http://thesaurus.reference.com/browse/confront

Now if you add WAS, you change the meaning.

When she WAS confronted with the writing there - PASSIVE VOICE meaning that SOMEBODY ELSE confronted HER.

I passed it off as just in keeping with

her total disconcerting air

Is there a more natural way to convey the same meaning of the second underlined part?

Bread is a 70's band, so yeah, I believe there are more modern ways to say the same.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Diary  –  David Gates  01/FEV/2010, 8:22 AM
 Diary  –  Fran  01/FEV/2010, 7:01 PM
Diary  –  David Gates  01/FEV/2010, 9:34 PM
Diary  –  David Gates  01/FEV/2010, 9:53 PM
Diary  –  Fran  01/FEV/2010, 10:21 PM
Diary  –  dale-cr  03/FEV/2010, 12:55 PM

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