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Autor:  Márcio Farias
E-mail:  marcio_osorio@oi.com.br
Data:  26/JUL/2007 6:14 PM
Assunto:  Enrolar-se
Mensagem:  <<"As I got swamped I had to let my work for tomorrow!!!" right?>>

No. I think that you should not use let for leave here. Most native speakers of Standard English would not approve of it. They would regard let in that construction Substandard. Why don't you tell us specifically why you put off some of the work for tomorrow? What specifically kept you from getting all of it done on the previous day?

Inquiring minds want to know. Do not give us excuses.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Enrolar-se  –  Poliana  26/JUL/2007, 1:33 PM
Enrolar-se  –  Márcio Farias  26/JUL/2007, 2:58 PM
Enrolar-se  –  Márcio Farias  26/JUL/2007, 3:04 PM
Enrolar-se  –  Poliana  26/JUL/2007, 4:00 PM
 Enrolar-se  –  Márcio Farias  26/JUL/2007, 6:14 PM
Enrolar-se  –  PPAULO  26/JUL/2007, 6:40 PM
Enrolar-se  –  Poliana  27/JUL/2007, 11:57 AM
Enrolar-se  –  Márcio Farias  27/JUL/2007, 5:28 PM
Enrolar-se  –  Luis Augusto  30/JUL/2007, 9:20 PM
Enrolar-se  –  Márcio Farias  30/JUL/2007, 9:35 PM
Enrolar-se  –  luis augusto  31/JUL/2007, 12:21 PM
Enrolar-se  –  Márcio Farias  31/JUL/2007, 1:47 PM
Enrolar-se  –  luis augusto  02/AGO/2007, 8:03 AM
Enrolar-se  –  PPAULO  05/AGO/2007, 12:48 PM

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