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"Eles me deixaram ler este texto porque é bom."

Translation:They let me read this text because it is good.

April 30, 2014



They left me to read this text because it's good.


That would be "eles me deixaram para ler este texto..."

One is allowance: "they let me read" = eles me deixaram ler
The other is leaving alone:"they left me to read" = eles me deixaram para ler


deixar = allow. So why is "they allowed me to read the text because it is good" not accepted?

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