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Autor:  pat
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Data:  07/NOV/2003 8:49 PM
Assunto:  Re: A question to Pat
 
Mensagem:  Hi Junia, Well, english does have that curious germanic ability to combine virtually two words as a compound. 'house'+'band' = 'husband' is an ancient example. You could use 'ache' with any part of the body and be understood: 'toe-ache', 'foot-ache', 'elbow-ache', etc. However, other than the common ones that you mentioned, a native speaker would be more likely to say: "my toe aches" , "my foot aches", etc. Tchau


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
A question to Pat  –  Junia  07/NOV/2003, 3:46 PM
 Re: A question to Pat  –  pat  07/NOV/2003, 8:49 PM
Re: A question to Pat  –  Junia  08/NOV/2003, 2:09 PM
Re: A question to Pat  –  Ken  20/NOV/2003, 11:19 AM

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