twisted padlock

Portuguese translation: o cadeado torto (entortado)

15:36 Nov 18, 2013
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English term or phrase: twisted padlock
Three muted rounds from the Browning and the twisted padlock fell from the front gates. Ben was
counting the seconds as he carried the boy away from the house towards the trees.
Local time: 17:15
Portuguese translation:o cadeado torto (entortado)
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Paulo Eduardo - Pro Knowledge
Local time: 12:15
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5 +3o cadeado torto (entortado)
Paulo Eduardo - Pro Knowledge
4cadeado espatifado
Nick Taylor



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o cadeado torto (entortado)


Paulo Eduardo - Pro Knowledge
Local time: 12:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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cadeado espatifado

cadeado espatifado - a suggestion, as the padlock is obviously f*cked and there is a sort of alliteration that flows nicely :-)

Example sentence(s):
  • . o outro aguardava com o motor ligado, e um tiro certeiro abriu o cadeado que caiu espatifado pelo chão. Demir e Gordo, ainda assustados, foram arrancados ...
Nick Taylor
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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