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Autor:  Mike Ragni
E-mail:  getget@australia.edu
Data:  26/ABR/2003 10:11 AM
Assunto:  Re: Verb to go
Mensagem:  to say "i go playing ..." does sound strange if i say "i go walking/running/riding etc" each "-ing" form is very specific - in contrast with playing further, it seems redundant - why not just say "i play" there's no need for both go and play - surely this is the 'un-mothertongue' english aspect - english, unlike some languages, tends to be snappy and concise

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Verb to go  –  Helena  15/ABR/2003, 9:59 AM
Re: Verb to go  –  José Roberto  15/ABR/2003, 11:59 AM
 Re: Verb to go  –  Mike Ragni  26/ABR/2003, 10:11 AM
Re: Verb to go  –  André Oliveira  15/ABR/2003, 12:28 PM
Re: Verb to go  –  Helena  15/ABR/2003, 5:09 PM
Re: Verb to go  –  André Oliveira  16/ABR/2003, 9:14 AM
Re: Verb to go  –  pat  15/ABR/2003, 8:55 PM

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