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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  18/JUL/2007 10:16 PM
Assunto:  ohhs and ahhs

Dear Dede, here goes my two cents worth:
Ohs and ahs -used to denote something that causes great surprise (I used "great" to emphasize the quality of the emotion) and to denote a group (generaly) approving albeit unexpected, of a happening/event (sometimes when they see an fenomenon that they will remember for a lifetime span):

-The ohs and ahs from tourists showed that they were amazed with Copacabana´s fireworks.

-The other actresses were all ohs and ahs when saw the Gwyneth Paltrow´s
dress vee neckline, when she raised to take the Oscar.

 (only in my imagination buddies, this is a creation of mine,for the example´s sake ok?)




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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
ohhs and ahhs   –  Dede  17/JUL/2007, 1:12 PM
ohhs and ahhs   –  Márcio Farias  17/JUL/2007, 2:12 PM
ohhs and ahhs   –  Johannes  17/JUL/2007, 3:55 PM
ohhs and ahhs   –  the real Alexandre  17/JUL/2007, 11:15 PM
ohhs and ahhs   –  Márcio Farias  18/JUL/2007, 3:14 PM
 ohhs and ahhs   –  PPAULO  18/JUL/2007, 10:16 PM
ohhs and ahhs   –  Dede  19/JUL/2007, 5:10 PM
ohhs and ahhs   –  PPAULO  20/JUL/2007, 5:30 PM

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