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all two

[Pan-Creole; cf. Port. Cr. túdu dos or tudos (lit. all two) idem, vs. Port. ambos (Meintel 1975:216); OED obs. → 1420] phr. both: 1918 So they all two got up in de tree (Parsons 94). Zelly and her sister all two on 'em big right up for them two Johnson brothers (Nassau). (Gen.)

Tags: phrase, Portuguese, Portuguese Creole

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Last update: 2010-08-22 02:29
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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