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Autor:  Denis_
E-mail:  brunogasparsc@gmail.com
Data:  31/MAI/2015 11:36 AM
Assunto:  To Meet
Mensagem:  Thanks Fran, but maybe I was not clear about my question, I can't understand yet!
I'll try to ask you another way:

When you say "I met him by chance" or "I met him by accident", are you saying "Eu o encontrei por acaso" or "Eu o conheci por acaso"?

In my understanding, it seems you are saying "Eu o encontrei por acaso". In other words, you're talking about someone you already know, am I right?
So that's what I can't understand... Why is it right to say "I met him by chance" but wrong to say "I met my friend yesterday when I was shopping"?

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
To Meet  –  Denis_  29/MAI/2015, 2:44 PM
To Meet  –  PPAULO  29/MAI/2015, 9:11 PM
To Meet  –  PPAULO  29/MAI/2015, 9:27 PM
To Meet  –  Denis_  30/MAI/2015, 7:46 PM
To Meet  –  Fran  31/MAI/2015, 2:54 AM
 To Meet  –  Denis_  31/MAI/2015, 11:36 AM
To Meet  –  Ricardo - EMB  31/MAI/2015, 2:19 PM
To Meet  –  Fran  01/JUN/2015, 12:53 PM

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