Arquivo mensal: agosto 2010

  1. split the check

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    agosto 17, 2010 por fabiobossard

    split the check –  rachar a conta You go to a restaurant with your friends and after you finish you …
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  2. odd jobs

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    agosto 17, 2010 por fabiobossard

    odd jobs – bico Odd jobs are temporary jobs, usually that don’t require long hours. In English is usually used …
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  3. pull some strings

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    agosto 16, 2010 por fabiobossard

    to pull some strings –  mexer uns pauzinhos If you pull some strings, you use your influence to get what …
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  4. to kill time

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    agosto 15, 2010 por fabiobossard

    to kill time –  matar o tempo Sometimes students don’t know how to say an expression in another language and …
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  5. to have a green thumb

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    agosto 14, 2010 por fabiobossard

    to have a green thumb –  ter a mão boa pra plantar If everything you plant grows easily, it means …
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  6. allowance

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    agosto 14, 2010 por fabiobossard

    allowance – mesada Allowance is the amount of money you receive from somebody. This term, at least in Brazil, is …
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  7. jack of all trades

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    agosto 13, 2010 por fabiobossard

    jack of all trades – pau pra toda obra A jack of all trades is used about a person who …
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  8. to talk back

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    agosto 11, 2010 por fabiobossard

    to talk back – responder You talk back to somebody when you reply quickly and rudely to what somebody said. …
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  9. to back out

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    agosto 9, 2010 por fabiobossard

    to back out – dar pra trás You promised you would go bungee jumping with friend but at the last …
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  10. to go barefoot

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    agosto 3, 2010 por fabiobossard

    to go barefoot – ficar descalço If you go barefoot you take off your shoes or flip-flops. Pay attention that …
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