June 27, 2016

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Homophones, aquelas palavrinhas de identical pronunciation mas significado totally different, vivem nos confundindo.

Today vamos falar sobre Break 1, Break 2 and Brake, cuja pronunciation é  “ BRÊI-k “.

BREAK 1

BREAK 1

Break 1 – é aquela horinha de dar ‘pause’ em alguma activity.

Example A: Já está na hora do coffee break!

Example B: Entre o primeiro tempo e o segundo tempo, houve um break de 15 minutes.

 

BREAK 2

BREAK 2

Break 2 – significa transformar algo inteiro em small parts.

Example: Cuidado para não break , este copo é de crystal!

 

BRAKE

BRAKE

Brake – é aquilo que faz the car (or bike) stop.

Example: Felizmente pisei no pedal do brake a tempo e não atropelei o dog …

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• http://realenglishspeaker.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/stock-footage-business-people-chatting-during-coffee-break-with-others-behind-them.jpg
• http://www.sonirodban.com/images/auto-articles-images/brake-pedal.gif

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• http://www.the-weddingofficiant.com/wedding%209.jpg?0.3221967530971885
• http://promufflerandbrake.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/step-on-brake.jpg

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