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  1. #1
    frvianna is offline Newbie
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    Jan 2008

    New Expression

    I received an article from The Wall Street Journal with this title:
    "TAX-HAPPY BRAZIL HITS THE WALL". What exactly this phrase means?
    Thanks for helping me.

  2. #2
    susiedqq is offline Key Member
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    Re: New Expression

    To "hit the wall" means that it was stopped abruptly, or met obstacles.

    You will have to read the article to see how and why this happened.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: New Expression

    And "Tax-happy" means that there are very many taxes in Brazil.

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