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Autor:  José Roberto
E-mail:  josezambon@terra.com.br
Data:  07/ABR/2006 8:41 AM
Assunto:  Football (soccer)
 
Mensagem: 

You're right pat, mata comes from matar (kill, murder), I am not good in classifying words in nouns, adjectives and the like, but I can tell the ideia of mata-mata  is to simply eliminate your adversary. 

 

JR


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Football (soccer)  –  José Roberto  04/ABR/2006, 9:48 PM
Football (soccer)  –  Lou  05/ABR/2006, 12:07 AM
Football (soccer)  –  José Roberto  05/ABR/2006, 12:17 AM
Football (soccer)  –  Dale/RS  05/ABR/2006, 6:48 AM
Football (soccer)  –  pat  05/ABR/2006, 8:24 AM
Football (soccer)  –  José Roberto  05/ABR/2006, 10:10 AM
Football (soccer)  –  Dale/RS  05/ABR/2006, 10:17 AM
Football (soccer)  –  José Roberto  06/ABR/2006, 3:51 PM
Football (soccer)  –  pat  07/ABR/2006, 8:30 AM
 Football (soccer)  –  José Roberto  07/ABR/2006, 8:41 AM

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