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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  16/JAN/2013 11:38 AM
Assunto:  check
Mensagem:  When talking about how much is owed in a restaurant, "check" is much more common than "bill".

Ma'am, may I have the check, please?

For some strange reason, the word "bill" is often avoided in spoken English.

How much do I owe you for work on the car?
How much are the damages?  (humorous)
How much did it set you back to get the door fixed?

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
bill  –  Catarina  03/JAN/2013, 12:04 PM
bill  –  Sidney  03/JAN/2013, 1:08 PM
bill  –  Catarina  03/JAN/2013, 4:11 PM
bill  –  Sidney  03/JAN/2013, 6:45 PM
 check  –  Dale-USA  16/JAN/2013, 11:38 AM

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