Fórum EMB de Discussões
[  EMB's Main Menu  |  Forum Index  |  Cadastro  |  Search  ]
   
ENGLISH
PORTUGUESE
 LINGUISTICS & CULTURE


Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  11/AGO/2007 11:35 PM
Assunto:  (.)
 
Mensagem: 

Internet address:  dot

me@zig.net.cr = me at zig dot net dot cr

eu@yahoo.com.br = eu at yahoo dot com dot br

 

At end of a sentence:  period

I have a dog. = I have a dog period

She is my friend. = She is my friend period

 

In almost every other situation = point

I listen to 103.5 FM radio every day = I listen to one-oh-three-point-five FM radio every day.

Her temperature is 98.6 degrees. = Her temperature is ninety eight point six degrees.

The rope is 26.1 meters long. = The rope is twenty six point one meters long.

The study says that 87.9% of all fishermen are liars. = The study says that eighty seven point nine percent of all fishermen are liars.

The average Italian family has 1.2 children. = The average Italian family has one point two children.

 

 

 

 


Envie uma resposta
Índice de mensagens


 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
pergunta  –  Lion  10/AGO/2007, 9:39 PM
pergunta  –  Dale/CR  10/AGO/2007, 9:47 PM
pergunta  –  Márcio Farias  11/AGO/2007, 10:43 AM
pergunta  –  Dale/CR  11/AGO/2007, 11:41 AM
pergunta  –  Márcio Farias  12/AGO/2007, 10:58 AM
pergunta  –  André SR  11/AGO/2007, 1:12 PM
pergunta  –  Dale/CR  11/AGO/2007, 11:09 PM
 (.)  –  Dale/CR  11/AGO/2007, 11:35 PM
(.)  –  PPAULO  11/AGO/2007, 11:54 PM

Contents of this forum are copy-free.
By S&K