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00:36 May 17, 2005
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English term or phrase: "He´s coming for a viewing at eleven."
In an American movie, a detective tells his partner that the husband of a victim, Mr. Bassett, is coming for a viewing at eleven. What does it mean? He´s coming to identify possible suspects?
Andrea Carvalhosa
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5 +1ele virá para identificar o defunto
airmailrpl
4 +1Ele virá para uma apresentação às onze horasrlfabris
4velórioreginalobo
4Ele virá para uma inspeção às onze horas
Claudio Mazotti
4Ele virá identificar o cadáver
Irina Dicovsky


  

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Ele virá para uma inspeção às onze horas


Explanation:
uma sugestão...

Claudio Mazotti
Brazil
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He´s coming for a viewing at eleven."
Ele virá para uma apresentação às onze horas


Explanation:
No contexto em foco, quer dizer que o marido da vítima virá ter um primeiro contato com os detetives a respeito do caso.

rlfabris
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agree  Jorge Freire
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ele virá para identificar o defunto


Explanation:
RootsWeb: SPRINKLE-L Re: [SPRINKLE] (1 of 3) Funeral Practices
... windows. We were replaced next morning by family, to greet visitors, coming for a viewing, as we left to dress for the funeral. ...
archiver.rootsweb.com/ th/read/SPRINKLE/2003-04/1050550227

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Note added at 8 hrs 57 mins (2005-05-17 09:33:07 GMT)
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NOUN: 1. A watch; a vigil. 2. A watch over the body of a deceased person before burial, sometimes accompanied by festivity. Also called (Regional) viewing.

Práticas funerárias nos Estados Unidos -
... o custo médio de um funeral nos Estados Unidos é de aproximadamente seis mil dólares ... Once all this is arranged, a brief window of time, two or three hours, is allowed for what is termed “the viewing.” This is when family members drop by to pay last respects and demonstrate their social responsibility by their very presence in this uncomfortable situation.
www.espacoacademico.com.br/030/30ehoeg.htm -

airmailrpl
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agree  Eduardo Queiroz
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He´s coming for a viewing
Ele virá identificar o cadáver


Explanation:
A gíria da polícia é bem parecida com a médica, neste contexto. Veja o exemplo a seguir:

"No final do filme, quando Arseniev chega para identificar o cadáver de Dersu
e diz ao comissário que aquele era seu amigo, recebe como resposta um riso ..."
www.uesb.br/janela/apresentacao/index.asp?tex=../ cinema/comentarios/dersu.html&fotos=../fotos/fotos.html

Há muitos exemplos parecidos na web...

"Não foi encontrado documentos que pudessem identificar o cadáver que já estava
em adiantado estado de putrefação, o que dificultou ainda mais revelar a ..."
http://www.ms.gov.br/PCivil/Noticias/Homem é assassinado na ...

Irina Dicovsky
Argentina
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viewing
velório


Explanation:
chegará para o velório às .....

reginalobo
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