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Autor:  Rúbio Terra
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Data:  04/ABR/2006 11:02 PM
Assunto:  "try and" X "try to"
Mensagem:  "Try and be more careful."

    Maybe the meaning is something like "Make an effort and be more careful" or "Act and be more careful" as two coordinated sentences, not one.
    I can think of something similar used in this way in Portuguese:

"Esforça-te e sê mais cuidadoso."

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
"try and" X "try to"  –  Rúbio Terra  04/ABR/2006, 5:08 PM
"try and" X "try to"  –  CR  04/ABR/2006, 6:39 PM
"try and" X "try to"  –  orlando  04/ABR/2006, 9:47 PM
 "try and" X "try to"  –  Rúbio Terra  04/ABR/2006, 11:02 PM

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