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Autor:  pat
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  24/ABR/2003 8:28 AM
Assunto:  Re: Ain't (again...)
Mensagem:  Well, the correct way to say it is: "We do not have enough" got = have less correct is: "We don't got enough" - this is commonly used, but actually doesn't sound as natural to me as: "we ain't got enough" - which is the least correct of all, because it is the same as: "We am not got enough" - which is ungrammatical and combines verbs that don't work together. But sometimes if you aren't going to use the correct standard speech it sounds better not to go partway, but to use the full vernacular.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Ain't (again...)  –  Henrique  24/ABR/2003, 2:45 AM
 Re: Ain't (again...)  –  pat  24/ABR/2003, 8:28 AM
Re: Ain't (again...)  –  Mike Ragni  26/ABR/2003, 9:41 AM
Re: Ain't (again...)  –  André Oliveira  24/ABR/2003, 8:34 AM
Re: Ain't (again...)  –  Miguel Vieira  24/ABR/2003, 4:12 PM
Re: Ain't (again...)  –  Henrique  25/ABR/2003, 2:36 AM

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