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Autor:  PPAULO
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  06/SET/2009 2:59 PM
Assunto:  face value


 "the value or price which is shown on, for example, a stamp, a coin or a bank note''... 

   You could use the following imagery: you can be misled by buying something for, say, one Dollar.

    Let´s say, you have two Dollars in your pocket and a potato worth it, but the Dollar is devaluated against the Real.  The next day the Potato cost just the same, but two Dollars don´t buy it anymore, thus, now the two Dollars you brought misled you.

     You took it at it´s face value.




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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
face value  –  student  06/SET/2009, 10:38 AM
face value  –  PPAULO  06/SET/2009, 2:49 PM
 face value  –  PPAULO  06/SET/2009, 2:59 PM
face value  –  Bronzo  07/SET/2009, 4:45 AM
face value  –  Dale-CR  06/SET/2009, 2:53 PM
face value  –  PPAULO  07/SET/2009, 8:49 AM

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