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Autor:  Fran
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Data:  20/ABR/2010 2:44 PM
Assunto:  ad-hoc ancillary
 
Mensagem:  ah hoc = latin frase that means  "for this purpose" = a solution designed for a specific problem or task which cannot be adapted to other purposes = not regular or planned but happening only when necessary

We deal with problems on an ad hoc basis (= as they happen).

ancillary = accessory, secondary, auxiliar
providing support or help; additional; extra
ancillary staff/workers
an ancillary role
Campaigning to change government policy is ancillary to the charity's direct relief work.

assignments = a duty that you are assigned to perform



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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
ad-hoc ancillary  –  André_rs  20/ABR/2010, 2:10 PM
 ad-hoc ancillary  –  Fran  20/ABR/2010, 2:44 PM
ad-hoc ancillary  –  Fran  20/ABR/2010, 3:07 PM
ad-hoc ancillary  –  Dale-CR  20/ABR/2010, 3:49 PM
ad-hoc ancillary  –  Fran  20/ABR/2010, 3:57 PM
in plain english  –  What about  20/ABR/2010, 4:49 PM
in plain english  –  Dale-USA  20/ABR/2010, 9:22 PM
in plain english  –  Fran  21/ABR/2010, 1:06 PM
in plain english  –  André_rs  21/ABR/2010, 1:11 PM
in plain english  –  Fran  21/ABR/2010, 9:11 PM
in plain english  –  André_rs  22/ABR/2010, 12:36 PM

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