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Autor:  Teacher
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Data:  25/MAR/2011 12:26 AM
Assunto:  to Dale Speeling/Spelling
 
Mensagem:  Marfo,

As Dale mentioned about context, the word opportunist has synonyms that are better suited for certain contexts such as "a gold digger", a woman who wants to marry a wealthy man.

Self-seeker one who purses only his or her interests ahead of the best interest of others.

The word self-seeker is used in more formal contexts. In day to day conversations people will call opportunists other names depending on the situation. 

An opportunist could be a backstabber because he or she might betray their "friends" to get ahead with their ploy.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Oportunista   –  Marfo  24/MAR/2011, 10:16 AM
Oportunista   –  Dale-USA  24/MAR/2011, 10:32 AM
Marfo  –  Dale-USA  24/MAR/2011, 11:53 AM
Speeling/Spelling  –  Dale-USA  24/MAR/2011, 11:57 AM
Speeling/Spelling  –  PPAULO  24/MAR/2011, 2:33 PM
to Dale Speeling/Spelling  –  Marfo  24/MAR/2011, 11:21 PM
to Dale Speeling/Spelling  –  Dale-USA  25/MAR/2011, 12:17 AM
 to Dale Speeling/Spelling  –  Teacher  25/MAR/2011, 12:26 AM
to Dale Speeling/Spelling  –  Dale-USA  25/MAR/2011, 12:57 AM
to Dale Speeling/Spelling  –  Teacher  25/MAR/2011, 2:31 AM
to Dale Speeling/Spelling  –  Dale-USA  25/MAR/2011, 3:11 AM

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