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Autor:  Tiago T.
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  26/ABR/2006 5:13 PM
Assunto:  Reckon
Mensagem:  Yes! It's used all the time in Harry Potter's books:

"'I'm coming to that. Dad reckons Fudge only wants Percy in his office because he wants to use  him to spy on the family - and Dumbledore.'"

"'He's feeling pretty anti-wizard at the moment,' said Bill, 'he hasn't stopped raging about the  Bagman business, he reckons the Ministry did a cover-up, those goblins never got their gold from him, you know -'"

"'So what does Dumbledore reckon he's planning?'"

"Harry could see his outline by the moonlight filtering in through the  grimy window, 'what d'you reckon?'"

"'What d'you reckon it is?' said Harry."

All quotes were takes from the book Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, in which the word "reckon" is used 55 times.

Other than that, I don't recall being taught this word in a Brazilian language school ever. My guess is that some Brazilians may use it by association with the Portuguese verb "reconhecer".

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Índice de mensagens

 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Reckon  –  Dale/RS  26/ABR/2006, 3:50 PM
Reckon  –  Johannes  26/ABR/2006, 4:17 PM
JohannesReckon  –  Dale/RS  26/ABR/2006, 6:02 PM
JohannesReckon  –  Johannes  26/ABR/2006, 6:15 PM
JohannesReckon  –  pat  26/ABR/2006, 10:10 PM
Reckon  –  Cris  26/ABR/2006, 4:27 PM
Reckon  –  Breno  26/ABR/2006, 4:54 PM
Reckon  –  Josi  26/ABR/2006, 5:27 PM
Josi/Reckon  –  Dale/RS  26/ABR/2006, 6:07 PM
 Reckon  –  Tiago T.  26/ABR/2006, 5:13 PM
Tiago./Reckon  –  Dale/RS  26/ABR/2006, 6:09 PM
Dale / J. K. Rowling  –  Tiago T.  26/ABR/2006, 6:29 PM
Tiago / J. K. Rowling  –  Johannes  26/ABR/2006, 6:45 PM
Tiago / J. K. Rowling  –  Tiago T.  26/ABR/2006, 7:33 PM
Cris/Reckon  –  Dale/RS  26/ABR/2006, 6:03 PM
Reckon  –  Percival  26/ABR/2006, 5:05 PM
Reckon  –  Pri  26/ABR/2006, 5:25 PM
Reckon  –  Johannes  26/ABR/2006, 5:31 PM
Reckon 3  –  Johannes  26/ABR/2006, 5:47 PM
Pri/Reckon  –  Dale/RS  26/ABR/2006, 6:11 PM
Perci/Reckon  –  Dale/RS  26/ABR/2006, 6:11 PM
Reckon - II  –  Dale/RS  26/ABR/2006, 6:19 PM
Reckon - II  –  Johannes  26/ABR/2006, 6:26 PM
Reckon - II  –  Percival  26/ABR/2006, 11:05 PM
Reckon - III  –  Deivis  27/ABR/2006, 2:12 AM
Dale/Reckon  –  Cris  27/ABR/2006, 8:15 AM

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