shot up

Portuguese translation: levantar-se; arquear-se

English term or phrase:shoot up
Portuguese translation:levantar-se; arquear-se
Entered by: Oliveira Simões

16:46 Mar 5, 2018
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / adult romance novel
English term or phrase: shot up
"Her eyebrows shot up, but then her face broke into a broad smile."
Oliveira Simões
United States
Local time: 00:21
To describe this state of surprise we use 'levantou/arqueou as sobrancelhas'
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Local time: 04:21
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Obrigado, Bruno.
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2 +2levantou/arqueou



26 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +2

To describe this state of surprise we use 'levantou/arqueou as sobrancelhas'

Example sentence(s):
  • O LG G6 chegou ao mercado com um preço sugerido de R$ 3.999, o que levantou as sobrancelhas de muitos consumidore
  • Ela olhou para as meninas uma vez, arqueou as sobrancelhas e voltou para o chá, como se não fosse preocupação dela, mas uma expressão engraçada passou por seu rosto por um segundo antes de suavizar.
Local time: 04:21
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Obrigado, Bruno.

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agree  Ana Vozone
1 hr
  -> Obrigado, Ana!

agree  Alda Lima: Concordo. Ou "erguer" também funciona.
1 hr
  -> Obrigado, Alda! Concordo com o que você inseriu!
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