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Autor:  Tom
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  06/ABR/2005 4:40 PM
Assunto:  Re: around x round
 
Mensagem:  My dictionary shows one as an adverb and the other as an adjective. The next time you are around my neighborhood stop in at the Crazy Horse Café and I'll buy a round of drinks in your honor. It's around here someplace. It's round and stinks like a wheel of cheese so it must be moldy and old. AROUND Main Entry: 1around Pronunciation: &-'raund Function: adverb Etymology: Middle English, from 1a- + 2round 1 a : in a circle or in circumference b : in, along, or through a circuit 2 a : on all or various sides : in every or any direction b : in close from all sides so as to surround c : in or near one's present place or situation 3 a : here and there : from one place to another b : to a particular place 4 a : in rotation or succession b : from beginning to end : THROUGH c : in order 5 : in or to an opposite direction or position 6 : with some approach to exactness : APPROXIMATELY ROUND Main Entry: 1round Pronunciation: raund Function: adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old French roont, from Latin rotundus -- more at ROTUND 1 a (1) : having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center (2) : CYLINDRICAL b : approximately round 2 : well filled out : PLUMP, SHAPELY 3 a : COMPLETE, FULL b : approximately correct; especially : exact only to a specific decimal or place c : substantial in amount : AMPLE 4 : direct in utterance : OUTSPOKEN 5 : moving in or forming a circle 6 a : brought to completion or perfection : FINISHED b : presented with lifelike fullness or vividness 7 : delivered with a swing of the arm 8 a : having full or unimpeded resonance or tone : SONOROUS b : pronounced with rounded lips : LABIALIZED 9 : of or relating to handwriting predominantly curved rather than angular


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
around x round  –  Ricky  06/ABR/2005, 3:30 PM
 Re: around x round  –  Tom  06/ABR/2005, 4:40 PM
Re: around x round  –  Ricky  07/ABR/2005, 8:45 AM

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