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Autor:  Tom
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  10/MAI/2004 4:16 PM
Assunto:  Re: Bachelor / Single
 
Mensagem:  Yes, they have the same meaning. We also say "She's single." when talking about girls or women. A woman who is older and never married is often called "an old maid" (but not to her face). The word used for a woman older than the usual age for getting married but not yet married is "spinster" but I would never let spinster hear me refering to her as either a spinster or an old maid. Either one would get me a black eye, I'm sure.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Bachelor / Single  –  Juliana  10/MAI/2004, 1:53 PM
Re: Bachelor / Single  –  Jones  10/MAI/2004, 2:15 PM
 Re: Bachelor / Single  –  Tom  10/MAI/2004, 4:16 PM
Re: Bachelor / Single  –  Maria Valeska  11/MAI/2004, 7:38 PM
Re: Bachelor / Single  –  Paulo Almeida  12/MAI/2004, 9:06 AM

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