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Autor:  Tiago T.
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  21/FEV/2006 5:23 PM
Assunto:  Thank you so much
Mensagem:  It's not just about pronunciation. The contraction "amn't" doesn't exist in English. Avoiding the contraction is the grammatical way to do it, but may sound too long and formal oftentimes. The only way out is using "aren't" with the pronoun "I", which doesn't sound grammatical (for obvious reasons!), but is widly accepted in written and spoken English.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Aren't I playing? Why?  –  Fábio Rebouças  20/FEV/2006, 10:16 PM
Aren't I playing? Why?  –  CR  21/FEV/2006, 3:16 AM
Thank you so much  –  Fábio Rebouças  21/FEV/2006, 6:26 AM
 Thank you so much  –  Tiago T.  21/FEV/2006, 5:23 PM

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