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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  16/NOV/2005 8:43 PM
Assunto:  Mariana/ tornadoes

Mariana, do you think "to barrel" refers to how a barrel would move, knocking down everything in its path, moving from side to side without regards for people and things in its path?  "The car came barreling up the driveway."  I have images of a car being driven fast and carelessly.  Nobody is going to stop it.  If anyone gets in its way, he is going to get hurt and hurt badly.  It's a very colorful verb, isn't it? 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
How do tornadoes do it?  –  Márcio Osório  16/NOV/2005, 2:42 PM
How do tornadoes do it?  –  Mariana  16/NOV/2005, 3:27 PM
4 Dale-How do tornadoes do it?  –  Paulo  16/NOV/2005, 4:52 PM
4 Dale-How do tornadoes do it?  –  Dale/RS  16/NOV/2005, 8:22 PM
 Mariana/ tornadoes  –  Dale/RS  16/NOV/2005, 8:43 PM
Mariana/ tornadoes  –  Márcio Osório  17/NOV/2005, 2:36 PM

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