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Autor:  Dale-CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  05/SET/2009 10:39 AM
Assunto:  expressoes - ficar
Ele usa cabelo maquina um.
He shaves his head.
(Even though he doesn't really "shave his head" and goes to a barber for a haircut, it would be okay to say so.  The idea is that he has his hair cut very short.  I doubt that one person in 100 has any idea what "one" means when used in reference to a haircut.)

Sou seu xara
We have the same name.
(What is "correct" is not what is usually "said".  I hear xara used in Portuguese and tocayo used in Spanish, but in English the situation is normally explained [we have the same name, they have the same name] rather than using the term "namesake".)

Ladies, there's a fine line between "being hot" and "being a slut".  LOL

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
expressoes  –  Raquel Coelho  04/SET/2009, 1:20 PM
expressoes  –  Sidney  04/SET/2009, 1:48 PM
expressoes - ficar  –  Fran  04/SET/2009, 6:30 PM
expressoes - ficar  –  Sidney  04/SET/2009, 8:08 PM
expressoes - ficar  –  Fran  04/SET/2009, 11:06 PM
expressoes - ficar  –  Sidney  04/SET/2009, 11:49 PM
 expressoes - ficar  –  Dale-CR  05/SET/2009, 10:39 AM
expressoes - erotic/perverted  –  Dale-CR  05/SET/2009, 11:06 AM

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