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Autor:  Dale/RS
E-mail:  dale.thomas@hy.com.br
Data:  16/MAI/2006 12:07 PM
Assunto:  Up to snuff
 
Mensagem: 

I'm not feeling up to snuff today.  =  I'm not feeling well today. 

 

His novels haven't been up to snuff for years. = His novels haven't been of good quality for years.

 

Her knowledge of French isn't up to snuff, and she'll need to study a lot if she wants to pass the entrance exam.  =  Her knowledge of French isn't as good as it should be, and she'll need to study a lot if she wants to pass the entrance exam.

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Up to snuff  –  Marçal  16/MAI/2006, 10:59 AM
 Up to snuff  –  Dale/RS  16/MAI/2006, 12:07 PM

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