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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  dale.thomas@hy.com.br
Data:  03/JAN/2006 6:00 PM
Assunto:  Coçar
 
Mensagem: 

When your arm itches, you scratch it.

 

"The seven year itch" refers to infidelity.  (Her husband got/had the seven year itch and had a fling with his secretary.)

 

"to scratch" can also mean "to remove from a list, delete, etc."  (I planned to go shopping today, but I think I'll scratch it.)


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Coçar  –  jeimison  03/JAN/2006, 3:11 AM
Coçar  –  Dale/RS  03/JAN/2006, 9:08 AM
Coçar  –  Maria Valeska  03/JAN/2006, 2:10 PM
 Coçar  –  Dale/RS  03/JAN/2006, 6:00 PM
Coçar  –  Karina  23/JUL/2009, 12:38 AM

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