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Autor:  Tiago T.
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  05/ABR/2007 11:38 AM
Assunto:  a couple of
Mensagem:  That's interesting. When I first read Eddie's sentences, I thought the word 'couple' meant 'two'. I realize the word 'couple' can mean 'two' or a 'a few', but I think it's hard to tell which meaning was intended just by looking at the context (in most cases at least). Therefore, if I meant 'a few' (not necessarily two), I guess I'd tend to avoid the word 'couple'. Of course that wouldn't be wrong, but I'd try to avoid confusion.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
a couple of  –  Eddie the Inquisitive  05/ABR/2007, 9:23 AM
a couple of  –  Johannes  05/ABR/2007, 11:14 AM
 a couple of  –  Tiago T.  05/ABR/2007, 11:38 AM
a couple of  –  Lilia Brik  05/ABR/2007, 2:42 PM
a couple of  –  Dale/CR  06/ABR/2007, 1:21 AM
a couple of  –  Estêvão  06/ABR/2007, 2:43 AM
a couple of  –  Dale/CR  06/ABR/2007, 12:24 PM

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