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Autor:  Ana M
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Data:  26/JAN/2006 8:41 PM
Assunto:  How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"
 
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Hi Marcos!

 

...there are always more men than women, so the men at the party are "disputado a tapas", which means that the women fight among themselves to find a partner to dance.

 

I was going to ask you where you are going dancing (what city) because you wrote there are more men than women. But on re-reading, I'm confused. If there are more men than women, why are the women fighting for a partner -- there should be plenty of men to choose from . . . which is why I was curious . . . :)  :)  Maybe you meant there are more women than men there . . . ?

Inquiring minds want to know  :)

 

One of the definitions for "tapa" in my Michaelis dictionary is: " b) clincher, statement or argument that settles a problem; answer that imposes silence."

 

Um abraço,
Ana


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Marcos  26/JAN/2006, 4:30 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Dale/RS  26/JAN/2006, 4:37 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Marcos  26/JAN/2006, 4:46 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Johannes  26/JAN/2006, 7:43 PM
 How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Ana M  26/JAN/2006, 8:41 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Maura Jane  26/JAN/2006, 8:52 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Ana M  26/JAN/2006, 9:04 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Marco  27/JAN/2006, 11:49 AM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Ana M  27/JAN/2006, 1:21 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Marcos  28/JAN/2006, 10:49 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Dale/RS  26/JAN/2006, 8:15 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Deivis  27/JAN/2006, 7:31 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Elaine  28/JAN/2006, 11:14 AM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Ana M  28/JAN/2006, 1:21 PM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Marcio Osorio  29/JAN/2006, 2:59 AM
How do I say?"Disputar a tapas?"  –  Marco  29/JAN/2006, 11:51 AM

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