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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  10/JUN/2010 12:23 PM
Assunto:  Fran, Frab, Frag, Fram, Fraq...
 
Mensagem:  A "split infinitive" is an infinitive with a word or words between "to" and the verb.  One of the best known is Star Trek's to boldy go where...

I want to always be with you.  (I want to be with you always.)
Try to carefully listen to me.  (Try to listen carefully to me.)
He told me to not go to town.  (He told me not to go to town.)

This was a real "no-no", but I believe it is becoming accepted.  It is still a controversial subject.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
How do you say "andamento"  –  student_brazil  10/JUN/2010, 9:15 AM
How do you say "andamento"  –  Sidney  10/JUN/2010, 10:08 AM
How do you say "andamento"  –  student_brazil  10/JUN/2010, 10:15 AM
How do you say "andamento"  –  Fran  10/JUN/2010, 10:18 AM
in order ... to (How do you say "andamento&qu  –  Frab  10/JUN/2010, 10:33 AM
typo... Fran not Frab  –  Fran  10/JUN/2010, 10:36 AM
typo... Fran not Frab  –  orlando  10/JUN/2010, 12:04 PM
 Fran, Frab, Frag, Fram, Fraq...  –  Dale-USA  10/JUN/2010, 12:23 PM
How do you say "andamento"  –  student_brazil  10/JUN/2010, 2:14 PM
How do you say "andamento"  –  Dale-USA  10/JUN/2010, 2:37 PM
How do you say "andamento"  –  Fran  10/JUN/2010, 2:53 PM
How do you say "andamento"  –  student_brazil  10/JUN/2010, 4:31 PM
in/at/on  –  Dale-USA  10/JUN/2010, 11:23 PM
How do you say "andamento"  –  What about  10/JUN/2010, 4:16 PM
How do you say "andamento"  –  Fran  11/JUN/2010, 12:24 PM
How do you say "andamento"  –  André_rs  11/JUN/2010, 9:09 PM
How do you say "andamento"  –  Fran  12/JUN/2010, 1:25 PM

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