September 10, 2018

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      In English, existem words que têm a mesma grafia (ou seja, são homographs) and a mesma pronunciation (ou seja, são homophones). Mas elas mudam de significado conforme o context. Vamos conhecer some:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LYING  X LYING
(Pronunciation: LÁIN )


Eg 1
: It’s cold.I am here, lying on my bed…

Eg 2:  Pinocchio! I don’t believe you are lying again!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEFT  X LEFT
(Pronunciation: LÉFT )

Eg 1: Turn right e depois turn left.

Eg 2:  Sorry, dr. Sanders left há five minutes. She will return next week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIKE X LIKE
(Pronunciation: LÁIK )

Eg 1: I really like this duck!

Eg 2:  I never eat sweet foods, like chocolate and cake, in the morning. (Here, like is equivalent to ‘for example’.)

 

 

IMAGE COURTESY:

• 1: http://fr.memegenerator.net/instance/56974124/leonardo-dicaprio-toast-i-know-you-are-lying-but-continue
• 2: https://www.geopolitica.ru/en/article/le-moment-populiste-part-1-right-left-divide-obsolete
• 3: https://www.gettyimages.ca/photos/people-kissing-ducks?mediatype=photography&phrase=people%20kissing%20ducks&sort=mostpopular#license

IMAGE COURTESY: IMAGENS INTERNAS AO POST:
• 1: http://www.b-metro.co.zw/do-you-really-get-wet/
• 2: https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/14063-the-truth-about-lies
• 3: http://www.sparklebox.co.uk/thumbs486-490/_wp_generated/pp19c69a1b_02.jpg
• 4: https://i.pinimg.com/236x/1e/f9/f8/1ef9f85849777e6824104c4bf055e98a--going-out-buses.jpg
• 5: https://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/photo/shower-guy-royalty-free-image/157617383
• 6: http://emagrecermesmo.com/voce-sabe-quantas-calorias-o-seu-corpo-gasta-por-dia/

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