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heavy hitter

Portuguese translation: peso pesado

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English term or phrase:heavy hitter
Portuguese translation:peso pesado
Entered by: jthompson
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17:24 Apr 30, 2008
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: heavy hitter
When it comes to eating right, the glycemic load is a heavy hitter.
jthompson
Brazil
Local time: 23:59
peso pesado
Explanation:
mantendo a figura
Selected response from:

Roberto Cavalcanti
Brazil
Local time: 23:59
Grading comment
Obrigada. Essa sugestão combina mais com o estilo do texto. Obrigada!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +1importante/de extrema influência
Heloisa Ferreira
5preponderante
Teresa Borges
4"fator" predominante
Marcos Antonio
4essencial
Susana Morais
4peso pesado
Roberto Cavalcanti
3mostra a que veiolexisproject


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
importante/de extrema influência


Explanation:
heavy hitter
"bigwig", important or influential person; baseball player who hits many doubles or triples (Sports)

Heloisa Ferreira
Brazil
Local time: 23:59
Works in field
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 88

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marcelo Fogaccia
15 mins
  -> obrigada!
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
mostra a que veio


Explanation:
sug.

lexisproject
Spain
Local time: 04:59
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
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20 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
preponderante


Language variant: PT(pt)

Explanation:
Traduziria: a carga glicémica é um factor preponderante.

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 03:59
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 716
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30 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
peso pesado


Explanation:
mantendo a figura

Roberto Cavalcanti
Brazil
Local time: 23:59
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 458
Grading comment
Obrigada. Essa sugestão combina mais com o estilo do texto. Obrigada!
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32 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
essencial


Explanation:
Sug.

Susana Morais
Local time: 03:59
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 15
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33 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
"fator" predominante


Explanation:
Sug.

Creio ser isto.

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Note added at 34 mins (2008-04-30 17:59:18 GMT)
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Embora o termo "fator" não conste do texto.

Marcos Antonio
Local time: 23:59
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 518
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