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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  25/DEZ/2006 10:59 AM
Assunto:  One last cry

 "Nothing for me to do

But have one last cry before I leave it all behind"



Não deveria ser "But there is one last cry"? Pelo que sei, o verbo "have" não pode ser usado sem sujeito" e além do mais, depois de uma preposição, o verbo deve vir no gerúndio, o que neste caso deixaria a frase sem sentido, não é?


To have a cry means more or less chorar a toa.  Note that the expression "one last" implies that she has cried before and does not plan to cry about him/it again.  The expression is common, widely used, and correct.  It is used correctly in the lyrics. 


(When he left me, I had a good cry, and went out and found a new boyfriend.)


In formal English, you would expect to find "There is nothing for me to do..." instead of the shortened "Nothing for me to do..."

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
One last cry  –  Maysa  24/DEZ/2006, 11:03 PM
 One last cry  –  Dale/CR  25/DEZ/2006, 10:59 AM
One last cry  –  Maysa  25/DEZ/2006, 9:18 PM
One last cry  –  Tiago T.  25/DEZ/2006, 10:56 PM

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