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Autor:  Marcio Osorio
E-mail:  rec165701@yahoo.com.br
Data:  27/FEV/2006 1:20 PM
Assunto:  Three loaves/loafs of bread please!
 
Mensagem:  "Márcio, go get me three loaves¹ of French bread at Osório's bakery. Make it snappy, buddy."
(= Márcio, vá me buscar três pães franceses na padaria de Osório.)

¹ Also loafs. You can call a loaf any shaped or molded mass of bread. Unlike in Portuguese where you'd blurt out, "Quero três pães!" in English you'd calmly say, "Please give me three loaves of bread" (= Três pães, por favor!)


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Bread/breads  –  Edineia  26/FEV/2006, 11:01 PM
Bread/breads  –  Deivis  27/FEV/2006, 12:44 AM
Bread/breads  –  Deivis  27/FEV/2006, 1:22 AM
 Three loaves/loafs of bread please!  –  Marcio Osorio  27/FEV/2006, 1:20 PM
Three loaves/loafs of bread please!  –  pat  27/FEV/2006, 7:16 PM
Oafs love bigger loaves of bread  –  Marcio Osorio  28/FEV/2006, 5:13 PM
loafers loathe other fat oafs  –  pat  01/MAR/2006, 9:23 AM

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