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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  13/JUL/2010 10:11 PM
Assunto:  To stand somebody up
 
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  So, in no way they are interchangeable...hehe  Isn´t it so, Dale?

  Just asking; since Angela asked if they wether the expressions were or not.

  You know, sometimes Brazilians (me included) usually don´t understand indirect answers...(kidding around, Dale.)

   You answer, as always, was great.  But answering the direct question I would risk no, they aren´t interchangeable. If I didn´t miss something.

 

   Angela never let us know if her doubt persisted or was cleared up, that´s why I insisted...you know, sometimes people don´t grasp the meaning of the answer and put a "I understood everything you said" face, and agree to the person that answered, but when the guy leave he/she turn to the nearest friend, coworker, classmate and ask what he meant?

   This happened a lot in my English classes, and it was my nightmare every time the teacher left, even to drink some iced water nearby!

 

   As some things never change, I explain some topic on Maths, Science, Portuguese, whatever you have; to my children and they say I understood, that´s okay.

   Then I say, now you are going to do some exercise...  I can see the big question mark above their heads!


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
To stand somebody up  –  elisangela  12/JUL/2010, 6:18 PM
To stand somebody up  –  Dale-USA  13/JUL/2010, 12:05 AM
To stand somebody up  –  elisangela  13/JUL/2010, 11:40 AM
To stand somebody up  –  Dale-CR  13/JUL/2010, 12:51 PM
To stand somebody up  –  elisangela  13/JUL/2010, 1:34 PM
To stand somebody up  –  Dale-CR  13/JUL/2010, 6:37 PM
 To stand somebody up  –  PPAULO  13/JUL/2010, 10:11 PM
To stand somebody up  –  Dale-USA  14/JUL/2010, 12:40 AM
To stand somebody up  –  PPAULO  14/JUL/2010, 1:45 AM
To stand somebody up  –  elisangela  14/JUL/2010, 3:47 PM
To stand somebody up  –  PPAULO  14/JUL/2010, 8:20 PM
To stand somebody up  –  Dale-USA  20/JUL/2010, 1:20 PM
To stand somebody up  –  PPAULO  20/JUL/2010, 2:18 PM

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