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Portuguese term or phrase:capciosos
English translation:tricksters
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04:22 Aug 7, 2006
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Poetry & Literature
Portuguese term or phrase: capciosos
"Capciosos tentam..." as a headline.
PatPat
Local time: 12:52
tricksters
Explanation:
capcioso, according to Aurélio and Michaelis, is an adj. meaning "cunning" (ardilhoso). Depending on your context, "wise guys" (including the Mafia's meaning) or "sly types" might also fit
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Paul Kozelka
Local time: 17:52
Grading comment
I just could not come up with a term that fit, and that's perfect, many thanks.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +2tricksters
Paul Kozelka


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tricksters


Explanation:
capcioso, according to Aurélio and Michaelis, is an adj. meaning "cunning" (ardilhoso). Depending on your context, "wise guys" (including the Mafia's meaning) or "sly types" might also fit

Paul Kozelka
Local time: 17:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
I just could not come up with a term that fit, and that's perfect, many thanks.

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