LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||22/JUN/2007 1:54 PM|
|Assunto:||jumping a moving bus vs jumping on a moving bus|
I stopped jumping moving buses when I moved up to Caruaru city, Pernambuco. (Should I have used it with an on there?)
I'm curious about why you used "up" after "moved to". In the USA the implication is that Caruaru is north of Bahia. (And it is.) In colloquial American English, people often move UP North, DOWN South, OUT West, and BACK East. They also move OVER to a nearby city.
As for "jumping moving buses" and "jumping on moving buses", I see no difference.
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