Fórum EMB de Discussões
[  EMB's Main Menu  |  Forum Index  |  Cadastro  |  Search  ]

Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  10/NOV/2011 3:50 AM
Assunto:  hiss and spit
Mensagem:  The writer is refering to sounds.

To hiss is to make a sound with lots of Ss.  Snakes hiss.  Tires quickly losing air hiss.  Bullets nearby hiss.  Angry cats hiss.

To spit can be actually eject spit from the mouth, to violently eject others things, to make a sound like someone spitting, etc.  Angry mothers-in-law spit words.  Machine guns spit bullets.  When drops of water touch hot stoves, the stoves spit, making spitting sounds.  Yes, even cats make spitting sounds when upset.

Envie uma resposta
Índice de mensagens

 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
hiss and spit  –  Aman  10/NOV/2011, 2:35 AM
 hiss and spit  –  Dale-USA  10/NOV/2011, 3:50 AM
hiss and spit  –  PPAULO  10/NOV/2011, 11:28 AM
Ominous ring  –  Aman  10/NOV/2011, 12:18 PM
Ominous ring  –  Dale-USA  10/NOV/2011, 2:38 PM
Ominous ring  –  TradutordePlantao  10/NOV/2011, 5:10 PM
Ominous ring  –  PPAULO  10/NOV/2011, 10:28 PM
Ominous ring  –  Dale-USA  10/NOV/2011, 10:57 PM
Ominous ring  –  Aman  11/NOV/2011, 8:06 PM
Ominous ring  –  PPAULO  13/NOV/2011, 1:14 AM
Ominous ring  –  CRS  13/NOV/2011, 4:02 PM
Ominous ring  –  Aman  17/NOV/2011, 5:04 PM

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