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Autor:  Tom
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  27/OUT/2005 11:44 AM
Assunto:  Demorar
 
Mensagem: 

It's best to modify the word long in your sentence.

 

:  Can´t I say: "To take long"?

 

They took long to do their homework. ?????

 

They took a long time to do their homework.

 

They took too long a time to do their homework.

 

They took so long to do their homework that they fell asleep at their desks.
 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Demorar  –  Cat  27/OUT/2005, 8:16 AM
Demorar  –  Dale/RS  27/OUT/2005, 8:32 AM
Demorar  –  Cat  27/OUT/2005, 9:01 AM
Demorar  –  Lúcia  27/OUT/2005, 11:30 AM
Demorar  –  Johannes  27/OUT/2005, 11:44 AM
 Demorar  –  Tom  27/OUT/2005, 11:44 AM
Demorar  –  Johannes  27/OUT/2005, 12:01 PM
Demorar  –  Cat  28/OUT/2005, 2:33 PM

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