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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  19/ABR/2010 2:09 PM
Assunto:  Diferença entre QUITE e COMPLETELY?
Mensagem:  I don´t see the problem.  Both are clear to me.  LOL  In some contexts "quite" means completely, and in others it means "very, extremely, etc." but less that totally.  A big difference?  I think not.  It´s not black and white, yes or no.

You write:  she´s quite a woman (ela é um mulherão)? :) w/ the meaning of "hot"?
Yes, it can mean "hot" but it can also mean wise, self assured, confident, strong, hard working, and a lot of other positive descriptions.  It´s not limited to women.  You can say it is "quite a song", "quite a car", "quite an office", "quite a summer", "quite a book", etc.  The idea is more or less "outstanding", "fantastic", etc.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Diferença entre QUITE e COMPLETELY?  –  leandrolander  19/ABR/2010, 6:26 AM
Diferença entre QUITE e COMPLETELY?  –  Dale-CR  19/ABR/2010, 10:49 AM
Diferença entre QUITE e COMPLETELY?  –  Jazz  19/ABR/2010, 11:03 AM
 Diferença entre QUITE e COMPLETELY?  –  Dale-USA  19/ABR/2010, 2:09 PM

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