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Autor:  Tom
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  11/MAR/2004 6:36 PM
Assunto:  Re: talk to me or talk at me ?
 
Mensagem:  John's mother-in-law (a jararasogra) always talked at him, never to him and never with him. Pretty soon his wife picked up the habit. Now he has an ex-wife and an ex-mother-in-law. If people talk at you they are not giving you a chance to communicate. That's different than yelling at a ballplayer, yelling at a crowd or yelling at a politician. When it involves two people it's pretty serious. One of the people is not letting the other person respond. It does not have to be yelling or shouting, it can be in a normal tone. It's the attitude that makes it different.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
talk to me or talk at me ?  –  Cesar  10/MAR/2004, 5:27 PM
Re: talk to me or talk at me ?  –  mjd  10/MAR/2004, 10:44 PM
 Re: talk to me or talk at me ?  –  Tom  11/MAR/2004, 6:36 PM
Re: talk to me or talk at me ?  –  Cesar  11/MAR/2004, 10:10 PM

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