ao dar por mim

English translation: when the chips are down

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Portuguese term or phrase:ao dar por mim
English translation:when the chips are down
Entered by: EduardoSanglard

20:31 Apr 23, 2005
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / literature
Portuguese term or phrase: ao dar por mim
Deslumbrada com o que via, ao dar pr mim, muitas vezes eu estava com olhos arregalados.
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when the chips are down
Explanation:
Esta passa um ideia de alguem que estava desatento e quando caiu em sí, quando acordou, quando viu, quando percebeu.
Exemplo:
One day when the chips are down, you will know who your true friends are.

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Note added at 37 mins (2005-04-23 21:08:56 GMT)
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Viu que a coisa estava mais séria do que pensava ou não era conforme estava imaginado ou ainda o problema não era tão simples como imaginava.
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when the chips are down


Explanation:
Esta passa um ideia de alguem que estava desatento e quando caiu em sí, quando acordou, quando viu, quando percebeu.
Exemplo:
One day when the chips are down, you will know who your true friends are.

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Note added at 37 mins (2005-04-23 21:08:56 GMT)
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Viu que a coisa estava mais séria do que pensava ou não era conforme estava imaginado ou ainda o problema não era tão simples como imaginava.

EduardoSanglard
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