Fórum EMB de Discussões
[  EMB's Main Menu  |  Forum Index  |  Cadastro  |  Search  ]
   
ENGLISH
PORTUGUESE
 LINGUISTICS & CULTURE


Autor:  PPAULO
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  18/JAN/2011 3:33 PM
Assunto:  Translation.
 
Mensagem: 

  Pretty close and in a sense it can be,  but not always; Teacher.

 

  Be  a foil to to/  for sb/sth.

  To emphasize the good qualities of of another person or thing, by being very different from then.      "The simple stone floor is the perfect foil for the brighly coloured furnishings" 

 

 Source:  Longman Dictionary English - For Advanced Learners, New Edition

 5th edition-2009.


Envie uma resposta
Índice de mensagens


 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Translation.   –  Deivis  18/JAN/2011, 3:21 AM
Translation.   –  Teacher  18/JAN/2011, 3:59 AM
Translation.   –  Dale-CR  18/JAN/2011, 2:53 PM
 Translation.   –  PPAULO  18/JAN/2011, 3:33 PM
Translation.   –  PPAULO  18/JAN/2011, 3:45 PM
Translation.   –  Deivis  20/JAN/2011, 2:51 AM

Contents of this forum are copy-free.
By S&K