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Autor:  Márcio Osório
E-mail:  rec165701@yahoo.com.br
Data:  14/JUL/2005 11:13 PM
Assunto:  Makeshift patriot - Eng>Port
 
Mensagem:  MJD: > There is a slang term in English to describe people who root for a team only because the team is popular or is doing well. They're called "winner's fans." For example, if the American baseball team the New York Yankees were doing well and someone who never previously showed any interest in the team started wearing Yankees apparel and acting like a diehard fan, he/she would be a "winner's fan." As for a Portuguese word for the situation Márcio described, I'm not sure. Learned new words today, thanks to you! --> "winner's fans" and "wearing team X apparel" (= vestindo a camisa do time X)! And don't worry about the P word for it. As situationally as not, I have heard multiple word users exclaim, "Ele só torce pro time que tá ganhando". (= Such a winner's fan...) Valeu, MJD. Meus cumprimentos!


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Makeshift patriot - Eng>Port  –  Márcio Osório  14/JUL/2005, 10:17 PM
Makeshift patriot - Eng>Port  –  MJD  14/JUL/2005, 10:33 PM
 Makeshift patriot - Eng>Port  –  Márcio Osório  14/JUL/2005, 11:13 PM
Winner's fan  –  Rodolfo  14/JUL/2005, 11:35 PM
Winner's fan  –  Márcio Osório  15/JUL/2005, 8:57 AM
Marcio's writing  –  Rodolfo  15/JUL/2005, 10:12 AM
Winner's fan  –  Maria Valeska  15/JUL/2005, 4:47 PM
Winner's fan  –  Márcio Osório  15/JUL/2005, 10:13 PM
Marcio's writing  –  Márcio Osório  15/JUL/2005, 10:51 PM
Marcio's writing  –  Rodolfo  16/JUL/2005, 12:38 AM
Marcio's writing  –  MJD  16/JUL/2005, 5:41 AM
Marcio's writing  –  Zeca  16/JUL/2005, 7:57 AM
Marcio's writing  –  Rodolfo  16/JUL/2005, 8:50 AM
Marcio's writing  –  Márcio Osório  16/JUL/2005, 11:50 PM
sufffer (from)  –  Johannes  17/JUL/2005, 8:10 AM
sufffer (from)  –  Márcio Osório  18/JUL/2005, 11:18 AM
suffer (from)  –  Johannes  18/JUL/2005, 2:00 PM
suffer (from)  –  Johannes  18/JUL/2005, 2:25 PM
Bilhões nas cuecas  –  Johannes  18/JUL/2005, 4:11 PM
Bilhões nas cuecas  –  Lin  19/JUL/2005, 12:50 PM
suffer (from)  –  CR  18/JUL/2005, 2:25 PM
suffer /suffering / sufferable  –  Ana M  19/JUL/2005, 12:34 AM
suffer /suffering / sufferable  –  Johannes  19/JUL/2005, 7:17 AM

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