wearing your brain on your sleeve

00:16 Nov 23, 2010
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Music / Matéria Jornalística
English term or phrase: wearing your brain on your sleeve
"I researched these songs like I was doing a fucking thesis.
We were so excited that wearing your brain on your sleeve was considered apt."
Jeovane Cazer
Brazil
Local time: 16:28


Summary of answers provided
5ter uma mente aberta
Fernando Okabe Biazibeti
4Tornar público como aquela pessoa é inteligente
Lucky Bubbles
4envolvidos, ligados, emocionados
Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
4visualmente, cativado emocionalmente
Nick Taylor


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ter uma mente aberta


Explanation:
:)


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Fernando Okabe Biazibeti
Brazil
Local time: 16:28
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envolvidos, ligados, emocionados


Explanation:
Acho que eles estavam muito envolvidos com isso.

Diria:

envolvidos, ligados, emocionados

Ref. abaixo. Espero que ajude.

Wiki Dict:

to wear something on one's sleeve

1. To express an emotion, belief, or stance overtly and make it an important part of one's public life.


Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
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Local time: 19:28
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visualmente, cativado emocionalmente


Explanation:
visualmente, cativado emocionalmente

Nick Taylor
Local time: 18:28
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Tornar público como aquela pessoa é inteligente


Explanation:
Derivação de "wearing your heart on your sleeve" que significa expressar seus sentimentos abertamente a outra pessoa. Presumidamente, a expressão "wearing your brain on your sleeve" refere-se a demonstrar o quão inteligente é aquela pessoa.

Lucky Bubbles
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