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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  05/AGO/2007 12:35 PM
Assunto:  Translation
 
Mensagem: 

You don't go to the store and buy an egg - you buy a dozen.  Contained within that dozen are the individual eggs. 

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My guess:

 You can´t go to store and buy eggs in units, only in dozen. (In this case, it´s a redundancy to say that a dozen has ''individual egg'', even though "individual" is proper to talk about "indivíduo" (Portuguese) a person; more often used in, say, sociological texts. 

 

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Translation  –  Deivis  04/AGO/2007, 2:37 AM
Translation  –  Tiago T.  04/AGO/2007, 3:54 PM
Translation  –  Deivis  05/AGO/2007, 1:07 AM
 Translation  –  PPAULO  05/AGO/2007, 12:35 PM
Translation  –  PPAULO  05/AGO/2007, 12:42 PM

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