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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  dale.thomas@hy.com.br
Data:  27/ABR/2006 7:08 AM
Assunto:  Skilled/skillful
 
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to swallow one's pride (not proud)

 

I'd say "bite the bullet" is more like "aguentar".  It means to be strong, accept the suffering, etc.  It doesn't mean to be aggressive, work hard, make a special effort to succeed, etc.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Skilled/skillful  –  Alexandre  26/ABR/2006, 10:17 PM
Skilled/skillful  –  Deivis  27/ABR/2006, 1:00 AM
 Skilled/skillful  –  Dale/RS  27/ABR/2006, 7:08 AM

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