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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  28/MAI/2011 11:12 PM
Assunto:  Verbo "Hope"
 
Mensagem: 
Bruno, this is what I found on wordreference.com

"For" is used, but it is certainly not as common or popular as "about".

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Re: "worry for" or "worry about" the delay?

Hi hotmaildeal,

You're correct: Don't worry about the delay.

To worry for is usually only used when referring to a person, and it carries the meaning of to be concerned for:

Helen has been very sick for two months now. I am very worried for her.
I'm worried for Frank; his company is laying off dozens of people.

Helen has been very sick for two months now, and I'm very worried about her health.
Frank's company is laying off dozens of people, and I'm very worried about his job.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Verbo "Hope"  –  ThiagoR  28/MAI/2011, 5:34 PM
Verbo "Hope"  –  Dale-USA  28/MAI/2011, 5:54 PM
Verbo "Hope"  –  ThagoR  28/MAI/2011, 6:06 PM
Verbo "Hope"  –  BrunoGaspar.  28/MAI/2011, 6:12 PM
 Verbo "Hope"  –  Dale-USA  28/MAI/2011, 11:12 PM
Verbo "Hope"  –  PPAULO  28/MAI/2011, 11:30 PM

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