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13:20 May 16, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: grab his arm
Grab his arm. Grab his leg.
marcusclaudel@netscape.com
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Summary of answers provided
naAgarra o braço dele.DrSantos
naAgarra-lhe no braçoelsa_margo
naAgarre-o pelo braço.
Murillo Mathias


  

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7 mins
Agarre-o pelo braço.


Explanation:
maybe

pegue-o pelo braço, depending on the context.

in case of dismembering, you should use:

pegue o braço dele.

Murillo Mathias
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Local time: 02:20
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5 days
Agarra-lhe no braço


Explanation:
You should consider the market to which this text is destined. If it is to be published and read by Brazilian people, the suggestions made above are better; in case this is destined for a Portuguese public, this would be a better way to say it.


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49 days
Agarra o braço dele.


Explanation:
Se é português do Brasil, fica sempre mais claro usar o "dele", em vez de "o seu". O estrangeiro tem sempre dificuldade com "seu/sua", em virtude do uso de "você/o senhor", no Brasil, em vez de "tu e vós".
"Agarra o seu braço", numa frase separada, você deve concordar, fica muito ambígüo - não se sabe se é "o braço de um outro", ou "o braço do senhor".

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