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Autor:  Marcio Osorio
E-mail:  rec165701@yahoo.com.br
Data:  21/JAN/2006 10:10 AM
Assunto:  Won't know.. (?)
Mensagem:  "In speech," says the British Advanced Grammar in Use grammarbook I bought a few months ago, "we can stress will or would to criticise people's characteristic behaviour or habits. It often suggests that criticism have been made before but ignored:"

She just won't do the washing when I ask her. (= She refuses

I was happy when Sam left. He would talk about people behind their backs.

"We can also criticise a person directly or express disapproval of something they have done or do regularly using will:"

'I feel sick.' 'Well, if you will eat so much, I'm not surprised.' (indicating disapproval)

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Won't know.. (?)  –  Andreia  20/JAN/2006, 5:58 PM
Won't know.. (?)  –  Cris  20/JAN/2006, 6:13 PM
Won't know.. (?)  –  Dale/RS  20/JAN/2006, 6:43 PM
Won't know.. (?)  –  Johannes  20/JAN/2006, 7:17 PM
Won't know.. (?)  –  Andreia  21/JAN/2006, 12:48 AM
 Won't know.. (?)  –  Marcio Osorio  21/JAN/2006, 10:10 AM

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