LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||19/JAN/2003 10:48 PM|
|Assunto:||Re: Talk, speak e tell|
SPEAK: Falar, dirigir a palavra a
Ex: Charles speaks several languages.
I spoke to the manager about this problem.
TALK: Falar, conversar
Ex: What are you talking about?
The teacher was annoyed because some students were talking during class.
TELL: Dizer, contar algo a alguém (sem to), mandar
Ex: Tell me what you think about the case.
Dr. Jones told his secretary to type a letter.
Ernest told his father that he was going to the club.
Também tem o SAY:
Dizer, declarar, dizer algo a alguém (com to)
Ex: What did you say?
Jim said (that) he felt very tired.
Mary said to her mother: 'I need a new pair of shoes.'
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