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Autor:  Tom
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Data:  27/NOV/2003 5:26 PM
Assunto:  Re: come undone?
 
Mensagem:  Here ya go...... come undone ..... abrir-se, saltou-se Unexpectedly, my blouse came undone. De repente, minha blusa abriu-se. "I can't help myself." is generally used when a person can't stop doing something. Imagine a person who needs to loose weight, stop eating chocolate, stop eating ice cream, etc. When they are asked why they don't eat healthy foods they will probably reply, "I don't know, I just can't help myself." Uma falta de respeito em si. Then there is "to help yourself" which has a completely different meaning. It's "sirva-se à vontade." Imagine this conversation: "We just got in a new shipment of chocolates for Christmas. Please try them. In fact, help yourself." "No, I can't because I want to stay slim. Oh well, they look so good. Maybe I'll have a handful. I just can't help myself!" The first speaker is what we call an enabler and the second is one without the will to say no. Problem we all face this time of year, Tom


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come undone?  –  Alaeris  27/NOV/2003, 3:42 PM
 Re: come undone?  –  Tom  27/NOV/2003, 5:26 PM
Re: come undone?  –  adri  27/NOV/2003, 6:42 PM
Re: come undone?  –  Tom  27/NOV/2003, 8:24 PM
Re: come undone? a reviravolta de dolores  –  adri  27/NOV/2003, 9:58 PM
Re: come undone? a reviravolta de dolores  –  Tom  27/NOV/2003, 10:53 PM
Re: come undone? a reviravolta de dolores  –  adri  27/NOV/2003, 11:21 PM
Re: come undone? p/ tom, apenas um esclarecimento  –  adri  27/NOV/2003, 10:16 PM
Re: come undone? p/ tom, apenas um esclarecimento  –  Beto  27/NOV/2003, 11:37 PM
Re: come undone? p/ tom, apenas um esclarecimento  –  adri  27/NOV/2003, 11:47 PM
Re: come undone? p/ tom, apenas um esclarecimento  –  Ricardo - EMB -  28/NOV/2003, 9:20 PM
RICARDO, um alerta!  –  adri  28/NOV/2003, 12:00 AM
Re: RICARDO, um alerta!  –  José Roberto  28/NOV/2003, 12:05 AM
Re: RICARDO, um alerta!  –  adri  28/NOV/2003, 10:06 AM
Re: RICARDO, um alerta!  –  Webmaster - EMB -  28/NOV/2003, 7:10 PM
Re: come undone? p/ tom, apenas um esclarecimento  –  Tom  28/NOV/2003, 2:55 AM
Re: come undone? p/ tom, apenas um esclarecimento  –  adri  28/NOV/2003, 9:55 AM
Re: come undone? p/ tom, apenas um esclarecimento  –  Tom  28/NOV/2003, 12:20 PM
Re: come undone?  –  André Oliveira  27/NOV/2003, 5:36 PM
Re: come undone?  –  Alaeris  28/NOV/2003, 5:20 PM

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