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Só lhe ficam bem esses sentimentos.

English translation: well, if that's the way you feel about it....

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Portuguese term or phrase:Só lhe ficam bem esses sentimentos.
English translation:well, if that's the way you feel about it....
Entered by: Verginia Ophof
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16:32 Dec 6, 2010
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Portuguese term or phrase: Só lhe ficam bem esses sentimentos.
"Só lhe ficam bem esses sentimentos."

Said in what I interpret to be a sarcastic tone, as one rival tells another not to worry about his well-being
KatherineBranne
Italy
Local time: 10:20
well, if that's the way you feel about it....
Explanation:
sarcastically.......
Selected response from:

Verginia Ophof
Belize
Local time: 03:20
Grading comment
Thanks!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
5This is so like you OR I guess only you would fell that wayFernando Okabe Biazibeti
3 +1Only you could feel that way (about it)Oliver Toogood
4Only such feelings can be expected from you...Marlene Curtis
3 +1well, if that's the way you feel about it....
Verginia Ophof
4Only these feelings suit you
Ivan Rocha, CT


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Only these feelings suit you


Explanation:
...

Ivan Rocha, CT
Canada
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sheila Gomes
1 min
  -> Grato, Sheila.

disagree  Oliver Toogood: An unidiomatic Pleonasm//ok, but this doesn't work//Take it from a native, no.Shoes and clothes , colours, etc., can suit you, not feelings,sorry.
1 hr
  -> Not a pleonasm by any criteria.// I disagree; it does// I don't care whether you are a native speaker ("ad hominem" point, by the way); suit, as a verb, can be used metaphorically, as any good dictionary can confirm).
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26 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
well, if that's the way you feel about it....


Explanation:
sarcastically.......

Verginia Ophof
Belize
Local time: 03:20
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 75
Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marian Vieyra
15 hrs
  -> Thank you Marian !
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34 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Only such feelings can be expected from you...


Explanation:
That's how I would put it for a sarcastic context...



Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 04:20
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 195
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40 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
This is so like you OR I guess only you would fell that way


Explanation:
If it realy is a sarcastic tone, one of these should do.

Fernando Okabe Biazibeti
Brazil
Local time: 07:20
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Only you could feel that way (about it)


Explanation:
"Only you could feel like that about it".

Oliver Toogood
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marian Vieyra
14 hrs
  -> Thanks !
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Dec 11, 2010 - Changes made by Verginia Ophof:
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