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Autor:  Paulo
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Data:  15/JUN/2006 12:06 PM
Assunto:  attitude - 4 Dale or other Americans
 
Mensagem: 

In the US people use the word "attitude" a lot and it is difficult to understand what they mean.

 

I look it up in the dictionary and found these entries. Is this correct, is it what they really mean?

 

Thanks!!

 

attitude


1.personal view of something: an opinion or general feeling about something
•a positive attitude to change
2.bodily posture: a physical posture, either conscious or unconscious, especially while interacting with others
3.conscious assertiveness: an arrogant or assertive manner or stance assumed as a challenge or for effect (informal)
•a streetwise teenager with an attitude
4.AEROSPACE orientation of aircraft’s axes: the angle of an aircraft in relation to the direction of the airflow or to the horizontal plane
5.SPACE TECHNOLOGY orientation of spacecraft: the angle of a spacecraft in relation to its direction of movement

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 attitude - 4 Dale or other Americans  –  Paulo  15/JUN/2006, 12:06 PM
attitude - 4 Dale or other Americans  –  Johannes  15/JUN/2006, 1:08 PM
attitude - 4 Dale or other Americans  –  Dale/RS  15/JUN/2006, 9:06 PM

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