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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  05/NOV/2010 3:00 PM
Assunto:  procuradoria
 
Mensagem:  I've never heard "contest" used in the USA for an exam.  I'd suggest "open examination" (meaning that people outside the agency/department are free to participate in it). 

Although one could say "to pass", you are more likely to hear "to score high" or "to place high".


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
procuradoria  –  student  05/NOV/2010, 8:57 AM
procuradoria  –  Romulo Tardelli  05/NOV/2010, 1:39 PM
 procuradoria  –  Dale-USA  05/NOV/2010, 3:00 PM
procuradoria  –  Dale-USA  05/NOV/2010, 1:54 PM
procuradoria  –  Romulo Tardelli  05/NOV/2010, 4:09 PM
procuradoria  –  Dale-USA  06/NOV/2010, 2:58 AM

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