Sherton English pt Inglês em 52 semanas

Gramática

Certos verbos são muito frequentes na hora de reportar: say, tell, ask, admit, agree, answer, invite, complain.
Exemplo: 'He asked where you had put his book'.


Verbo Exemplo
tell "John is not here right now."
She told me that John wasn't there then.
say "Mum came to see you today."
He said that mum had come to see me that day.
ask "Please, give this letter to Penny."
He asked me to give the letter to Penny.
admit "OK, OK. Yeah. I broke that window."
He admitted that he had broken the window
agree "Yeah, of course. I will give you the money"
He agreed to loan me some money
answer "Oh, not now. I am too busy at this moment."
She answered that she was too busy at that moment
invite "Hey guys! Don't you want to go to the beach with me?"
He invited us to go to beach with him
complain "Oh, no. I have this terrible toothache again!"
He complained of a toothache
to tell (tél) - dizer, contar
  • Beth: "John isn't here right now"
    Beth: "John não está aqui nesse momento"
  • She told me that John wasn't there then.
    Ela me disse que John não estava lá naquele momento
to say (séi) - dizer
  • Jack: "Mum came to see you today"
    Jack: "Mamãe veio me ver hoje"
  • He said that mum had come to see me that day
    Ele disse que mamãe tinha vindo me ver naquele dia.
to ask (ásk) - pedir, perguntar
  • Bob: "Please, give this letter to Penny"
    Bob: "Por favor, dê esta carta a Penny"
  • He asked me to give the letter to Penny
    Ele me pediu que desse a carta a Penny
to admit (admít) - admitir
  • Tommy: "OK, OK. Yeah. I broke that window"
    Tommy: "Ok, tá bom. Sim. Eu quebrei a janela"
  • He admitted that he had broken the window
    Ele admitiu que tinha quebrado a janela
to agree (agríi) - estar de acordo
  • Ken: "Yeah, of course, I will give you the money"
    Ken: "Sim, claro, eu vou lhe emprestar o dinheiro"
  • He agreed to loan me the money
    Ele concordou em me emprestar o dinheiro
to answer (ánser) - responder
  • Carol: "Oh, not now. I am too busy at this moment"
    Carol: "Oh, agora não. Eu estou muito ocupada neste momento"
  • She answered that she was too busy at that moment
    Ela respondeu que estava muito ocupada naquele momento
to invite (inváit) - convidar
  • Al: "Hey guys! Don't you want to go to the beach with me?"
    Al: "Oi amigos! Não querem ir a praia comigo?"
  • He invited us to go to the beach with him
    Ele nos chamou para ir a praia com ele
to complain (kompléin) - reclamar
  • Dan: "Oh, no. I have this terrible toothache again!"
    Dan: "Ah, não. Eu tenho essa dor de dente terrível de novo!
  • He complained of a toothache
    Ele reclamou de uma dor de dente