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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  05/DEZ/2007 1:22 AM
Assunto:  CNN article
 
Mensagem: 

:He thinks two factors gave his chimps the edge (the advantage). For one thing, he believes human ancestors gave up (surrendered) much of this skill over evolutionary time to make room in the brain for gaining language abilities

 

Tiago speaks English well.  This gives him the/an edge in the job market.

Taking a gun to a knife fight will give you the/an edge.

Her beautiful voice gives her the/an edge over other contestants.

A good dictionary gave the translator the/an edge when competing with other translators.

 

The policeman yelled at the bank robber, "Give up!"

When you board an airplane, you have to give up anything that can be used as a weapon.

You can be a good father without giving up being a good husband.

You can't give up (on) your dreams just because they are not easy to reach.

 

 

 
 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
CNN article  –  Thiago  04/DEZ/2007, 10:37 PM
 CNN article  –  Dale/CR  05/DEZ/2007, 1:22 AM
CNN article  –  Thiago  05/DEZ/2007, 2:05 PM

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