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Autor:  pat
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Data:  24/DEZ/2007 11:39 AM
Assunto:  Casual...
 
Mensagem:      "occasional' and 'casual' are not synonomous in English.

I don't know what 'eventual' means in Port., I was merely telling you that to "casually" forget something doesn't make any sense. Forgetting is unplanned by definition.

I don't think you are doing your Brazilian friends here much of a service by trying to make such fine distinctions about colloquial English. Most of what I have seen from you lately has been wrong or misleading.  It doesn't seem that you have had enough experience with natively-spoken English to be trying to teach at such a level.

However, your general writing ability in English is very good for someone who hasn't had much native contact. 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Eventual  –  Sílvino  23/DEZ/2007, 12:19 PM
Eventual  –  PPAULO  23/DEZ/2007, 12:59 PM
Eventual  –  hitchcockvertigo  23/DEZ/2007, 1:03 PM
Eventual  –  PPAULO  23/DEZ/2007, 2:19 PM
Eventual  –  pat  23/DEZ/2007, 3:25 PM
Casual...  –  PPAULO  23/DEZ/2007, 7:03 PM
 Casual...  –  pat  24/DEZ/2007, 11:39 AM
Casual...  –  Josi  24/DEZ/2007, 4:32 PM
Casual...  –  Johannes  24/DEZ/2007, 2:57 PM
Casual...  –  PPAULO  24/DEZ/2007, 6:14 PM
Casual...  –  PPAULO  24/DEZ/2007, 6:18 PM
Casual...  –  pat  24/DEZ/2007, 10:10 PM
Casual...  –  PPAULO  24/DEZ/2007, 11:33 PM
Eventual  –  Márcio Farias  25/DEZ/2007, 12:08 AM
Eventual  –  PPAULO  25/DEZ/2007, 12:46 AM

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