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    USA "Borders"

    What is "Borders"? A café or something alike?

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    Re: USA "Borders"

    It seem to be a very attractive place for some people before the crisis.

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    Re: USA "Borders"

    Muito obrigada mas continuo pouco elucidada. Já que a sua primeira língua é o português, como traduziria "Borders" na frase «I wish we coul go away and sit at Borders»?



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    Re: USA "Borders"

    Borders is a giant book store. They also sell CD and DVDS. All the Borders I've ever been to have a tiny cafe with overpriced coffee drinks like a Starbucks, with some various pastries or maybe light meals like soups or quiches.

    I prefer Barnes and Noble, myself.

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    Re: USA "Borders"

    As Barb said, Borders is a book store chain which also sells CDs, DVDs, novelty items, etc. They also have a cafe area that sells specialty coffees and a limited menu of pastries and sandwiches. The typical Borders has chairs and sofas placed throughout the store so that patrons can sit down and read if they like. At the Borders near my house, the cafe area is quite large and has sofas as well as traditional tables and chairs. It is a place where some groups will get together weekly and chat or knit or play cards or whatever. It also has WiFi access, so you'll see lots of folks working on their laptops while sipping lattes.

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    Re: USA "Borders"

    thank you

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    Like FNAC!

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    Re: USA "Borders"

    Quote Originally Posted by cmp View Post
    Muito obrigada mas continuo pouco elucidada. Já que a sua primeira língua é o português, como traduziria "Borders" na frase «I wish we coul go away and sit at Borders»?


    I didn't know it was a book store. As you wrote USA borders I thought you were talking about borders and not Borders.

    Saudações!

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    Re: USA "Borders"

    in inverted commas and capital letter

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