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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  19/JUN/2008 8:16 PM
Assunto:  Re: confused! Perfects
 
Mensagem:     To say the truth, I don´t see (outside of academic circles, of course), much use of "lera" and and verbs in this tense in Portuguese.  Most people just say "ele leu", "ele lia" etc instead of the former.
   But, naturally, there are the academics and purists.   In fact,I draw this conclusion from "streets" and everyday observation (it happens that I´m not so much this observant lately...).
   And to me talking using Portuguese  verbs  is not so  difficult (I admit that ,sometimes, it´s not this cake walk too); but once we try translate Portuguese to English tenses... So it´s no surprise that English speakers get puzzled either at the time they are studying our language.
    So, it´s understandable the "English as a blessing" reaction, but let´s not forget that English verbs have your "tricks", like some verbs not being used in some tenses.
    Indeed, everything is easy when we use everyday and completely know it well, be  language, maths,  meteorology,  whatever.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
used to; use to  –  elisangela  12/JUN/2008, 4:25 PM
used to; use to  –  A. Bitu  12/JUN/2008, 6:53 PM
used to; use to  –  elisangela  13/JUN/2008, 11:42 AM
used to; use to - still confused!!  –  elisangela  13/JUN/2008, 11:45 AM
used to; use to - still confused!!  –  Márcio Farias  13/JUN/2008, 12:11 PM
used to; use to - still confused!!  –  Dale/CR  13/JUN/2008, 12:57 PM
used to; use to - still confused!!  –  elisangela  13/JUN/2008, 8:06 PM
used to; use to - still confused!!  –  Márcio Farias  13/JUN/2008, 8:44 PM
used to; use to - still confused!!  –  Lucas  15/JUN/2008, 11:22 PM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  PPAULO  16/JUN/2008, 8:01 PM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  Dale/CR  16/JUN/2008, 11:53 PM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  PPAULO  17/JUN/2008, 7:31 PM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  Joshua  19/JUN/2008, 7:08 AM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  José Roberto  19/JUN/2008, 12:20 PM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  José Roberto  18/JUN/2008, 12:36 AM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  PPAULO  18/JUN/2008, 6:42 PM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  Márcio Farias  18/JUN/2008, 8:33 PM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  PPAULO  18/JUN/2008, 8:36 PM
Re: used to; use to - still confused!!  –  José Roberto  19/JUN/2008, 12:13 AM
Ah... trabalhei com X na década de 80!  –  Márcio Farias  19/JUN/2008, 1:17 PM
confused! Perfects  –  Johannes  19/JUN/2008, 9:49 AM
confused! Perfects  –  Márcio Farias  19/JUN/2008, 1:28 PM
confused! Perfects  –  Johannes  19/JUN/2008, 2:38 PM
 Re: confused! Perfects  –  PPAULO  19/JUN/2008, 8:16 PM
Eu encontrei ele lendo  –  Márcio Farias  20/JUN/2008, 1:33 PM
Eu encontrei ele lendo  –  Joshua  21/JUN/2008, 5:33 AM

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