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    Re: Active and Passive Vocabulary

    If I ever need to buy a hinge in Brazil, I'll be OK then.

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    Winston Churchill was famous for his particularly large vocabulary,he used 60,000 words in his writing(? what writing?)
    Apart from everything else he won the 1953 Nobel Prize in Literature for his many books on English and world history.

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    #43

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    If I ever need to buy a hinge in Brazil, I'll be OK then.
    Are Brazilian hinges particularly good?

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    #44

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    Hinge is a marvelous word

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    #45

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    To Tdol!
    The best hinges are sold in Moscow. If you ever need another hinge buy a tour to Moscow.

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    #46

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    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    Apart from everything else he won the 1953 Nobel Prize in Literature for his many books on English and world history.
    Thank you ,excuse my ignorance..

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    Are Brazilian hinges particularly good?
    It hinges on the make ( of hinges ) you buy, I guess... To be honest, I have never bought one myself...

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    It hinges on the make ( of hinges ) you buy, I guess... To be honest, I have never bought one myself...
    Basically, a hinge is a hinge. I don't think I'll travel to Brazil or Moscow to find one.

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    Basically, a hinge is a hinge. I don't think I'll travel to Brazil or Moscow to find one.
    What would you travel to Brazil or to Moscow for? Vacations? Business?

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    #50

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    Quote Originally Posted by Avalon View Post
    What would you travel to Brazil or to Moscow for? Vacations? Business?
    Both. I've never been to either place. The closest I've come to Brazil is Aruba. The closest I've come to Moscow is the Ukraine.

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