had taken an interest in (nesse contexto)

Portuguese translation: tinha se afeiçoado (ao elefante)

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English term or phrase:had taken an interest in (nesse contexto)
Portuguese translation:tinha se afeiçoado (ao elefante)
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18:05 Dec 10, 2010
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Anthropology
English term or phrase: had taken an interest in (nesse contexto)
Ven. Gunananda, the chief disciple of Gunnepana, had caught an elephant and had it brought to Gunnepana village where Gunnepana Saranankara was a frequent visitor as he was born there. Abbot Gunnepana
had taken an interest in this elephant, which died shortly before he himself died.
Nicole Rodrigues
Ireland
Local time: 09:34
tinha se afeiçoado (ao elefante)
Explanation:
to take an interest to = afeiçoar-se

http://thesaurus.com/browse/take interest in
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Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 04:34
Grading comment
:-) Obrigada.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +1tinha se afeiçoado (ao elefante)
Marlene Curtis
4tinha se apegado
BV1
4tinha adquirido um certo carinho por
jack_speak
4Interessou-se por
Ivan Rocha, CT
3tinha começado a interessar-se por
Ana Vozone


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
tinha começado a interessar-se por


Explanation:
Sugestão

Ana Vozone
Local time: 09:34
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Interessou-se por


Explanation:
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Ivan Rocha, CT
Canada
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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
tinha adquirido um certo carinho por


Explanation:
take an interest in someone or something = ter um carinho. E' por isso que morreu logo 'apois a morte do elefante.



jack_speak
Local time: 04:34
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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
tinha se afeiçoado (ao elefante)


Explanation:
to take an interest to = afeiçoar-se

http://thesaurus.com/browse/take interest in

Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 04:34
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 40
Grading comment
:-) Obrigada.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lorena H Borges
3 mins
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
tinha se apegado


Explanation:
Uma possibilidade.



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Note added at 5 hrs (2010-12-10 23:45:15 GMT)
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PS. Uso de apegar-se: apegar-se A alguém ou A alguma coisa. Ex. "apegou-se ao elefante".

BV1
Brazil
Local time: 05:34
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