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Autor:  Márcio Farias
E-mail:  marcio_osorio@oi.com.br
Data:  11/AGO/2007 9:18 PM
Assunto:  Out of hand = de imediato/logo/sem demora
 
Mensagem:  "... are best eaten out of hand" = "[frutas] ... melhor comê-las de imediato/logo"

  –out of hand adverb    1 : without delay, hesitation, or preparation : FORTHWITH, PROMPTLY <hanged the man out of hand without waiting for trial> <dismissed the traditional logic out of hand --J.A.Passmore>  2 : done with <the business was finally out of hand3 : out of control <let his temper get out of hand> <the children got out of hand and had to be spanked>
[Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged on CD]


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Out of hand  –  Camila  11/AGO/2007, 7:01 PM
 Out of hand = de imediato/logo/sem demora  –  Márcio Farias  11/AGO/2007, 9:18 PM

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