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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  07/AGO/2010 1:23 AM
Assunto:  Sweepstakes
 
Mensagem:  Deivis, the lottery is not legal in all states.  I think sometimes the word "sweepstakes" is used to avoid legal problems.  Some magazines, for example, have "sweepstakes" to attract new readers.  I may be wrong, but I think you participate by purchasing a subscription.  The name of a subscriber is chosen at random as the winner of the "sweepstakes".  The main prize can be huge.  HUGE.  With the money, the winner could probably buy his own state.  I think the only thing I ever won in a sweepstakes was a set of steak knives.   


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Sweepstakes  –  Deivis  06/AGO/2010, 12:46 PM
Sweepstakes  –  Dale-USA  06/AGO/2010, 12:51 PM
 Sweepstakes  –  Dale-USA  07/AGO/2010, 1:23 AM
Sweepstakes  –  Josi  07/AGO/2010, 9:46 AM
Sweepstakes  –  Dale-USA  07/AGO/2010, 11:13 AM
What Merriam says...  –  Dale-USA  07/AGO/2010, 11:38 PM

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