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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  11/FEV/2016 12:50 AM
Assunto:  question: is it correct to answer "Welcome!&a
Mensagem:  You´re welcome/you are welcome is a fixed expression. Whereas "welcome! " is not.

That´s why you got here, but then, many would say that even that is not good form.

Anyway (in the second case - the one brought up by the site link), languages and their theories will always be tricky, the other day I read elsewhere that one shouldn´t use the word "raise'' to mean the upbringing of children. 
Then lots, I say lots of writers use that in this sense in novels, books etc.

Not to mention the entries in dictionaries like this one (altough with an aside note):

So, consider this an answer to the reasoning behind what you had that head up, if it got you thinking why is that so.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
question: is it correct to answer "Welcome!&q  –  Fran  09/FEV/2016, 7:06 PM
question: is it correct to answer "Welcome!&a  –  Renan  09/FEV/2016, 10:16 PM
question: is it correct to answer "Welcome!&a  –  Thomas  10/FEV/2016, 9:47 PM
 question: is it correct to answer "Welcome!&a  –  PPAULO  11/FEV/2016, 12:50 AM

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