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Autor:  johannes
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  12/FEV/2004 10:44 AM
Assunto:  Re: Her?
" For a long time ago, Rome had been the center of civilization, but after the goths and vandals had attacked her."

For starters I would say: "for a long time" and leave the "ago" out.
Also "attacked" instead of "had attacked".
To call Rome a "she" sounds very poetic,while the text appears
just a historical relay.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Her?  –  Cris  12/FEV/2004, 10:13 AM
Re: Her?  –  Tom  12/FEV/2004, 10:41 AM
 Re: Her?  –  johannes  12/FEV/2004, 10:44 AM
Re: Her?  –  Fabio  12/FEV/2004, 11:04 AM
Re: Her?  –  Tom  12/FEV/2004, 1:06 PM

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