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encher linguiça

English translation: (to) pad it out

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Portuguese term or phrase:encher linguiça
English translation:(to) pad it out
Entered by: Suely
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12:18 Nov 6, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Slang / Slang
Portuguese term or phrase: encher linguiça
Is there a similar expression in English to that in Portuguese?
Suely
Local time: 00:26
(to) pad it out
Explanation:
"to pad it out" is an option but it depends on context.

Look at this example (http://www.proz.com/kudoz/1070022) and see if it is adapted to your context.

HTH
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Paula Vaz-Carreiro
Local time: 04:26
Grading comment
Thank you!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +4(to) pad it out
Paula Vaz-Carreiro


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
(to) pad it out


Explanation:
"to pad it out" is an option but it depends on context.

Look at this example (http://www.proz.com/kudoz/1070022) and see if it is adapted to your context.

HTH


Paula Vaz-Carreiro
Local time: 04:26
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Humberto Ribas
3 mins
  -> Thanks Humberto :-)

agree  Michele Zitelli: another option for "encher lingüiça" is the slang "to waffle"
1 hr
  -> That's right. Thank you

agree  suesimons: Yes. To be long-winded.
3 hrs
  -> Another option. Thank you

agree  Arthur Godinho: Yes, to waffle or to be long winded. What's the context?
11 hrs
  -> Thanks
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Nov 7, 2007 - Changes made by Suely:
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