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Re: Guess what that word/phrase means in English
« Reply #406 on: December 28, 2015, 02:56:55 PM »
I'm introducing a new option.

Next word: Ditado

Meaning in English:
  • Saying ("a short, pithy, commonly known expression which generally offers advice or wisdom")
  • Dictated (verb, like in "Dictated but not read")
  • Dictation (the exercise)
  • Dictation (the transcript)
  • All of the above
  • The second and third options
  • The third and fourth options
  • The second, third, and fourth options
  • Word does not exist
  • None of the above
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Re: Guess what that word/phrase means in English
« Reply #407 on: December 28, 2015, 03:45:55 PM »
I'm just going to take a wild guess at "all of the above" because it feels as though it could apply to both dictation and a saying, but there's not an option for "first choice" combined with any of the individual "dictation" choices, and it doesn't strike me as particularly ill-fitting for any of them.

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Re: Guess what that word/phrase means in English
« Reply #408 on: December 28, 2015, 04:30:10 PM »
I pick the 1st option.
It doesn't make sense to let go of something you've had for so long.  But it also doesn't make sense to hold on when there's actually nothing there.

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Re: Guess what that word/phrase means in English
« Reply #409 on: December 28, 2015, 11:31:07 PM »
Q: Why are quantum physicists bad lovers? A: Because when they find the position, they can't find the momentum, and when they have the momentum, they can't find the position.

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Re: Guess what that word/phrase means in English
« Reply #410 on: December 31, 2015, 01:23:37 PM »
Bump.
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Re: Guess what that word/phrase means in English
« Reply #411 on: January 02, 2016, 02:49:26 PM »
jynnan tonnix wins.
I'm just going to take a wild guess at "all of the above"

Ditado can mean a saying[1], it can mean "dictated"[2], and it can mean dictation as an exercise[3] or the transcript[4].

Pronunciation: Dee-tah-doo
 1. Olhos que não vêm, coração que não sente being an example I posted in this very thread a while back.
 2. Isto foi-me ditado.
Lit.: This was dictated to me.
 3. Vamos fazer um ditado.
Lit.: Let's do a dictation.
 4. Aqui está o ditado.
Lit.: Here's the dictation.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 02:55:04 PM by One Above All »
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