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French people say: "to win the life" (gagner la vie) in certain contexts.

2015-02-03 22:38 GMT+02:00 Leonardo Castro <[log in to unmask]>:

> Some character in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged says that only Americans say
> "to make money" while all other people in all other languages say "to earn
> money". Do you know any counterexamples? And what alternative expressions
> could we use in conlangs?
>
> Até mais!
>
> Leonardo
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