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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  dale.thomas@hy.com.br
Data:  15/ABR/2006 10:01 PM
Assunto:  So much for
 
Mensagem: 

Deivis, I'm giving you some examples and will let you figure the meaning out for yourself.

 

1:  I told the boss to go to hell.

A:  So much for working here.  (Goodbye working here.)

B:  So much for employee-employer relations.  (We can forget about employee-employer relations now.

C:  So much for for the raise you were hoping for.  (You can kiss goodbye the raise you were hoping for.)

 

2:  It's raining.

A:  So much for being in weather forecasts.  (I'll never believe in weather forecasts again.) 

B: So much for going to the beach today.  (We have to forget about going to the beach today.)

 

3:  Flamengo lost the game this afternoob.  

A:  So much for winning the championship this year.  (There's no longer a chance to win the championship this year.)

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
So much for  –  Deivis  15/ABR/2006, 9:00 PM
 So much for  –  Dale/RS  15/ABR/2006, 10:01 PM
So much for  –  Deivis  15/ABR/2006, 10:26 PM
So much for  –  Marcio Osorio  16/ABR/2006, 12:39 AM
So much for  –  Deivis  16/ABR/2006, 5:25 AM

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