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Portuguese term English translation
arretou meu juízo really bugged me, really bothered me
atua (no contexto) works
Entered by: Christina Moreira
“13-171” 13 - Lula's (PT) party code..171 - penal code nr. 171: embezzlement
Entered by: airmailrpl
rubrica do programa segment (part or section) of the program
Entered by: Robert Long
sobreposta a toda extensão ...covering the bioma's full geographic extension.
"É melhor ouvir isto do que ser surdo" It could be worse : I could be deaf
"dar uma volta (de carro)" go for a ride
"entenda-se você com eles" "sort it out with them yourself"
"ficam de lá e pra cá" they scuttle back and forth
Entered by: Douglas Bissell
"O mosquito do cocô do cavalo do bandido" I feel lower than a snake's belly
(NR) (abbreviation) new script/text
(publicidade) cooptante co-optative / absorbing
... em todas as esferas da vida do homem. in all areas of human life
...já que você mencionou que eles não gostam de mim... since you've mentioned that they do not like me...
...ou não fosse desde .. ...especially as it had been
A ANVISA retirou o microscópio que eu importei da Alemanha. ANVISA withdrew/seized the microscope I imported from Germany.
A busca por uma publicidade ética remete à valorização humana. the pursuit for ethical advertising leads to human appreciation
A empreiteira é responsável pela contrataçao dos peões. the contractor is responsible for hiring the laborers (blue collars)
A empresa expõe em todas as feiras internacionais. The company exhibits at all of the international fairs.
Entered by: R-i-c-h-a-r-d
A empresa oferece plano de carreira e investe em cursos. The firm offers career opportunities and invests in professional training
A fábrica pretende implantar o sistema de "banco de horas" banco de horas = time banks
A garrafa explodiu espirrando o líquido e fagulhas no meu rosto. The jar exploded, *splashing/splattering/spilling liquid and glass splinters/shards on my face.
A mais linda de todas foi escolhida para fazer o discurso. The most beautiful of them (all) was chosen to make/give the speech and award the prizes
a maneira pela qual a trama foi enfocada the way in which the plot was handled
a memória cultural brasileira Brazilian cultural memory
A mensalidade é de R$ 200 por mês. The monthly fee is ...
A minha vida dava um livro. my life would make a good book
Entered by: Ricardo Pereira
a olho by eye
a posição padrão the default state
A Prefeitura vai emendar o feriado do Dia dos Mortos. City Hall will be closed on the day after All Souls' Day
Entered by: marina hennies
A publicidade ética favorece a imagem do profissional publicitário. ethical advertising enhances the image of advertising professionals
a que se alienavam from which they had become alienated
Entered by: MARK ROBERTSON
a queda atordoada deste the crashing / smashing / devastating fall of one
Entered by: Oliveira Simões
a questão já não se põe the question does not apply
A recíproca é verdadeira The opposite is true
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
A título investigatório For investigative purposes
A teoria e a prática do comportamento ético no mercado publicitário. the theory and practice of ethical conduct in the advertising market
A toda evidência As all the evidence shows / as far as one can see
a todo o tempo at any time
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
A torcida do Botafogo torceu pela vitória - em vão! The Botafogo fans drove the team towards victory - but to no avail
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