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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  dale.thomas@hy.com.br
Data:  10/ABR/2006 8:52 PM
Assunto:  "Interesseira"

I'd suggest:  "She is always looking what's in it for her."


I can't think of a good translation for "interesseira".  I have a Collins dictionary that gives "self-seeking", but possibly that is a British expression.  I think in the USA you'd have to explain what you mean, as Raquel did.  In Spanish the word is "intersado", somewhat close to the Portuguese word.  

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
"Interesseira"  –  Luzia  10/ABR/2006, 7:26 PM
"Interesseira"  –  Raquel  10/ABR/2006, 8:26 PM
 "Interesseira"  –  Dale/RS  10/ABR/2006, 8:52 PM
"Interesseira"  –  Marcio Osorio  10/ABR/2006, 9:41 PM
"Interesseira"  –  Dale/RS  11/ABR/2006, 1:48 AM

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