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  • "_Mais -- mais -- _" he puffed and panted like a very old and fat person trying to persuade a bicycle to climb a hill -- "_mais -- vous avez de la chance! _"

    The Enormous Room 1928

  • "Truly," said the Count, with a difficult essay at meeting the man in his own humour -- "Truly, but your Grace's invitation was so pressing -- _ah! c'est grand dommage! mais -- mais_ -- I am not, with every consideration, in the key for badinage.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro

  • Could it be that the mais comes from a reluctance to get involved with what is now a burgeoning reputation as a serial shagger? oxo |

    sunday 2007

  • C'est con comme phrase mais je ne sais pas comment dire.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry pinku-tk 2008

  • The sound “è” of “mAIs” (casually) turned into the sound of the French vowel “a”, and this is how "mais" became "ma".

    troisième age - French Word-A-Day 2010

  • The sound “è” of “mAIs” casually turned into the sound of the French vowel “a”, and this is how "mais" became "ma".

    troisième age - French Word-A-Day 2010

  • Page 31, footnote is not printed clearly, word appears to be "mais"

    The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century Francis Parkman 1858

  • Writing as one of your readers from Cajun country (Lafayette, Louisiana) I can tell you that people of French Canadian descent have been using the word "mais" which they pronounce

    The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan 2008

  • Além disso, encontram-se nas situações mais graves de exploração e degradação do trabalho humano.

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Amnesty for illegal immigrants sparks hope and controversy 2009

  • A maioria não sabe e repete simplesmente porque é o que todos, embalados por @rafinhabastos, estão repetindo desde o dia 16/07/2009 e pensam que é pelas recentes denúncias envolvendo o senador José Sarney, mas há razões mais antigas para a escolha deste político para um dos primeiros gritos por um governo limpo.

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Digital mob demands the Senate President’s resignation 2009


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