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Portuguese translation: mais crente que o bispo

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English term or phrase:goody-two-shoes
Portuguese translation:mais crente que o bispo
Entered by: Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa
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13:44 Feb 20, 2002
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
/ Leading Quietly
English term or phrase: goody-two-shoes
If word spread about Matthews conversation with the inspector general, she could be labeled a troublemaker, a goody-two-shoes our a snitch.
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Encontrei uma referência ao personagem título de The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes (1765), a nursery tale perh. written by Oliver Goldsmith]. Alguém sabe que tradução essa expressão recebeu em português? Tks in advance.
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Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa
Brazil
Local time: 06:04
mais crente que o bispo...
Explanation:
goody two-shoes connotes a person(usually female) who is overly good (pious) in the eyes of her colleagues. They cannot joke freely around her or tell her of their little peccadillos.
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Theodore Fink
Local time: 04:04
Grading comment
Obrigada, Mr. Fink. É isso mesmo!
Gratíssima
Abração
Teresa
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mais crente que o bispo...


Explanation:
goody two-shoes connotes a person(usually female) who is overly good (pious) in the eyes of her colleagues. They cannot joke freely around her or tell her of their little peccadillos.

Theodore Fink
Local time: 04:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 593
Grading comment
Obrigada, Mr. Fink. É isso mesmo!
Gratíssima
Abração
Teresa

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