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12:55 Aug 24, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: DONNYBROOK
The donnybrook was more like her...
Marcos A. De Barros
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Tumulto ou Desordem
Vivian
na +1donnybrook
Wanda de Melo
nadesordem/tumultommata
natumultoPaulo Ferraretto


  

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7 mins
tumulto


Explanation:
Tumulto é algo com a cara dela...
ou algo parecido.

Ref: American Heritage Dictionary
donnybrook n. An uproar; a free-for-all. See Synonyms at brawl. [After Donnybrook fair, held annually in Donnybrook, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland, and noted for its brawls.]

Paulo Ferraretto
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 40
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32 mins peer agreement (net): +1
donnybrook


Explanation:
Significa bagunça, tumultuo, feira.
Depende do estilo do texto.

A donnybrook is so called after Donnybrook, Ireland, a suburb of Dublin that once held an annual fair known for its brawls.




    Reference: http://www.dictionary.com
Wanda de Melo
United States
Local time: 22:49
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 15

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agree  DrSantos: Rolo, arruaça, quebra-pau são outras gírias brasileiras.
10 hrs
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
Tumulto ou Desordem


Explanation:
In common English usage, though, the name Donnybrook is associated not with St. Broc, but rather with violence. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a donnybrook as "a scene of uproar and disorder; a riotous or uproarious meeting; a heated argument." This meaning of the word arose because of the rough antics associated with Donnybrook Fair, which was held from medieval times up until the nineteenth century

uproarious
adjectivo
barulhento, em desordem;
tumultuoso;
ruidoso;

Dic Porto Edit


    Reference: http://relliott.tripod.com/dbrkhist.html
Vivian
United States
Local time: 22:49
PRO pts in pair: 194

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agree  Jorge Freire
3 days 8 hrs
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4 days
desordem/tumulto


Explanation:
desordem/tumulto já tinha mais a ver com ela..

mmata
Portugal
Local time: 03:49
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PRO pts in pair: 4
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