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Re: "Ser" and "Estar" in Portuguese

Posted: 2015-02-14, 10:49
by IpseDixit
vijayjohn wrote:Apparently, the Ganga/Ganges River in India is becoming saltier. So if someone had been to that river before it started becoming saltier, then went there again more recently, could they say, "O rio Ganges está salgado"? :lol:

I guess you can say that only if you think this extra-saltiness is something temporary.

Re: "Ser" and "Estar" in Portuguese

Posted: 2015-02-14, 11:45
by Luís
vijayjohn wrote:Apparently, the Ganga/Ganges River in India is becoming saltier. So if someone had been to that river before it started becoming saltier, then went there again more recently, could they say, "O rio Ganges está salgado"? :lol:


To me that implies that they tasted the water and were expecting it not to be salty.

Re: "Ser" and "Estar" in Portuguese

Posted: 2015-02-14, 14:13
by Osias
:yep:

Re: "Ser" and "Estar" in Portuguese

Posted: 2015-02-14, 16:59
by vijayjohn
Luís wrote:
vijayjohn wrote:Apparently, the Ganga/Ganges River in India is becoming saltier. So if someone had been to that river before it started becoming saltier, then went there again more recently, could they say, "O rio Ganges está salgado"? :lol:


To me that implies that they tasted the water and were expecting it not to be salty.

Oh OK. Believe it or not, I think that might have happened to a lot of Indians already. :para: :P

Re: "Ser" and "Estar" in Portuguese

Posted: 2015-02-14, 19:32
by Osias
Consigo imaginar uma manchete de jornal falando "Rio Ganges está cada vez mais salgado, diz estudo"

Re: "Ser" and "Estar" in Portuguese

Posted: 2015-02-14, 23:24
by vijayjohn
Obrigado!

Re: "Ser" and "Estar" in Portuguese

Posted: 2015-09-11, 9:57
by simoziko

Obrigado pela lição. Foi muito útil.
Simiziko