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Portuguese translation: telefone

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English term or phrase:"dog and bone" (Cockney)
Portuguese translation:telefone
Entered by: Cristina Santos
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12:45 Mar 24, 2007
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: "dog and bone"
I'll give him a bell on his dog and bone.

"dog and bone" é proprio a um bairro de Londres mas como traduzir a expressão em português?
Nathalie Tomaz
France
Local time: 14:49
telefone
Explanation:
telefone

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Note added at 6 mins (2007-03-24 12:52:38 GMT)
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“dog and bone” is Cockney for telephone

http://www.cockneyrhymingslang.co.uk/slang/dog_and_bone

http://www.cockneyrhymingslang.co.uk/

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Note added at 10 mins (2007-03-24 12:55:49 GMT) Post-grading
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Cockney - the type of "speech" (I wouldn't call it a language) used in East London

Cockney rhyming - slang used instead of a word or phrase and which rhymes with it:
In Cockney rhyming slang, 'apples and pears' means 'stairs'.
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Cristina Santos
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:49
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Obrigada Cristina
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\"dog and bone\"
telefone


Explanation:
telefone

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Note added at 6 mins (2007-03-24 12:52:38 GMT)
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“dog and bone” is Cockney for telephone

http://www.cockneyrhymingslang.co.uk/slang/dog_and_bone

http://www.cockneyrhymingslang.co.uk/

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Note added at 10 mins (2007-03-24 12:55:49 GMT) Post-grading
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Cockney - the type of "speech" (I wouldn't call it a language) used in East London

Cockney rhyming - slang used instead of a word or phrase and which rhymes with it:
In Cockney rhyming slang, 'apples and pears' means 'stairs'.

Cristina Santos
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:49
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4
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Obrigada Cristina
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Jan 4, 2008 - Changes made by Cristina Santos:
Field (specific)Idioms / Maxims / Sayings » Slang


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