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Autor:  Frodo
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Data:  01/FEV/2006 10:47 AM
Assunto:  Was no plural ?
 
Mensagem: 

I'm note sure if it is a good idea, but you can compare, in that case, with Portuguese: you say, "Quem estava na festa? The verb is in the 3º person of singular, and the person answer, "Havia muita gente lá, Pedro e Paulo estavam lá também." In English, "There were many people there, Peter and Paul were there too." 

 

You never say, "Quem estavam na festa? ". It doesn't make sense in Portuguese, and, "Who were at the party?  I think the same happen in English.

 

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Was no plural ?  –  Queiroz  01/FEV/2006, 1:17 AM
Was no plural ?  –  Max  01/FEV/2006, 2:03 AM
Was no plural ?  –  Deivis  01/FEV/2006, 2:11 AM
Was no plural ?  –  Dale/RS  01/FEV/2006, 7:03 AM
AT tha party?  –  Fabricioaugusto  01/FEV/2006, 12:24 PM
AT tha party?  –  Dale/RS  01/FEV/2006, 9:20 PM
Was no plural ?  –  Luana  01/FEV/2006, 9:22 AM
 Was no plural ?  –  Frodo  01/FEV/2006, 10:47 AM
Was no plural ?  –  Marcello  07/FEV/2006, 6:51 PM

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