toad

Portuguese translation: coitadinho

18:15 Jan 21, 2013
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History
English term or phrase: toad
A frase é a seguinte:

I shall never forget how, forty years ago, I told a young Australian actress of my acquaintance about this Fascist practice. “Oh, darling,” she exclaimed, “the poor toad!”

Obrigado a todos desde já!
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Portuguese translation:coitadinho
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coitadinho
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coitadinho


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coitadinho

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agree  Marlene Curtis: Sem dúvida!!! "Poor Toad", é uma expressão que denota pena de alguém...
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  -> thanks Marlene

agree  Edward Nelson: Yes, there's a sympathetic tone to the expression.
2 days 14 hrs
  -> thanks Edward
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