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Autor:  Dale
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Data:  04/MAR/2005 12:48 PM
Assunto:  Re: TO DALE/ WIDE
 
Mensagem:  For example: wide window? I always hear large window...
(But there is a difference! When we talk about a "wide window", we are emphasizing the size of the window from side to side, ignoring the size from top to bottom. When we talk about a large window, we are speaking of the size of the window in general; from top to bottom and from side to side.)

And is wide DOOR OK, or do I have to say wide DOORWAY?
(But there is a difference! A door is the piece of wood that moves on hinges. A doorway is the "hole" in the wall or building that the door opens or closes. A door can be wide and so can a doorway.)




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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
examples for wide  –  Lu  03/MAR/2005, 11:13 PM
Re: examples for wide  –  Dale  03/MAR/2005, 11:45 PM
Re: examples for wide  –  Tom  04/MAR/2005, 9:36 AM
Tom : wide / large  –  Johannes  04/MAR/2005, 11:39 AM
TO DALE/ WIDE  –  Lu  04/MAR/2005, 11:43 AM
 Re: TO DALE/ WIDE  –  Dale  04/MAR/2005, 12:48 PM

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