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Autor:  Dale-CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  31/MAR/2010 12:01 PM
Assunto:  fix me one more drink...
 
Mensagem:  So many meanings...

Let me fix you up with her. = Let me arrange for you to go out with her.
She is fixing her hair. = She is having her hair cut, getting a permanent, etc.
To fix a flat = To repair a tire that is flat.
To fix a race, contest, election, etc. = To alter a race, contest, election, etc in such a way that the winner is determined prior to the event.
I´ll fix you! =  I will have my revenge!  (I will hit you, I will hurt you in some way, I will do something bad to you, etc.)


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
fix me one more drink...  –  André_rs  30/MAR/2010, 8:12 AM
fix me one more drink...  –  Tiago T.  30/MAR/2010, 9:34 AM
fix me one more drink...  –  Fran  30/MAR/2010, 2:03 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  Sidney  30/MAR/2010, 2:51 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  Mula da Silvia  30/MAR/2010, 3:03 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  PPAULO  30/MAR/2010, 7:50 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  Dale-CR  30/MAR/2010, 8:21 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  André_rs  31/MAR/2010, 10:23 AM
fix me one more drink...  –  What about  31/MAR/2010, 11:50 AM
 fix me one more drink...  –  Dale-CR  31/MAR/2010, 12:01 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  What about  31/MAR/2010, 12:08 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  CRS  31/MAR/2010, 12:26 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  What about  31/MAR/2010, 1:41 PM
fix me one more drink...  –  CRS  31/MAR/2010, 5:04 PM
fat chance  –  What about  31/MAR/2010, 2:40 PM
fair chance, then.  –  PPAULO  31/MAR/2010, 9:06 PM
fair chance, then.  –  Dale-CR  01/ABR/2010, 12:52 AM

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