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S,
s
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(19th letter of alphabet) (18ª letra do alfabeto)S sm
 Is there one S or two in “desiccate”?
S abbr (small) (abreviatura de pequeno)P sm
S nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. written, abbreviation (south) (abreviatura: Sul)S sm
 The instructions say to walk 20 paces S.
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a fool's game nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal (unwise venture)jogo de azar loc sm
 Gambling is a fool's game. Do something more sensible with your money.
 Apostar é um jogo de azar. Faça algo de bom com o seu dinheiro.
a hair's breadth away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (very close) (pertíssimo)por um fio de cabelo, por um triz loc adj
 The house that I bought was a hair's breadth away from the sea.
a man's man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (virile male)macho alfa loc sm
 James Bond is a man's man, and that's why he gets all the ladies.
 James Bond é um macho alfa, por isso fica com todas as mulheres.
a stone's throw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal (short distance) (figurado, informal)um pulo expres
 The distance from our house to hers is a stone's throw.
a stone's throw away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative, informal (nearby) (informal)aqui do lado loc adv
  (informal)bem perto, bem pertinho loc adv
 We can easily walk to Martha's house; she lives a stone's throw away.
a stone's throw from adv + prep figurative, informal (near) (figurado, informal)a um pulo de loc adv
 The shop is just a stone's throw from my house.
 A loja fica a um pulo da minha casa.
Adam's apple nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (prominent part of man's throat)pomo de adão loc sm
  gogó sm
 A man's Adam's apple sticks out from his throat.
all in a day's work exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal, figurative (routine activity)mais um dia de trabalho loc sm
 There's no need to thank me - it's all in a day's work for me.
All's well that ends well.,
All is well that ends well.
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(everything is resolved happily)tudo bem quando acaba bem expres
Nota: This is the title of a play by Shakespeare.
anybody who's anybody pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." informal (anyone who is important) (informal: todo mundo importante)todos que são alguém expres
anyone who's anyone pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (important person) (forma: pessoa importante)qualquer um que seja alguém expres
arm's length nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (distance just beyond reach)alguma distância loc sf
 He seems dangerous: we'll have to keep him at arm's length.
 Ele parece perigoso, teremos de manter alguma distância.
artist studio (US),
artist's studio (UK),
art studio
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(workshop of an artist)ateliê, atelier sm
 One half of the barn has been converted into an artist's studio. That potter whose work you loved finally opened his art studio to the public.
 Metade do celeiro foi transformada num ateliê.
ASAP,
A.S.A.P.,
asap,
a.s.a.p.
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
abbreviation (as soon as possible) (acrônimo)assim que possível loc adv
  logo que possível loc adv
 Please send your reply to the following address ASAP.
associate degree,
associate's degree
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (2-year qualification)diploma de tecnólogo loc sm
 For an associate degree it's not unusual for students to study part time.
 Para ter um diploma de tecnólogo é bem comum os alunos estudarem meio período.
at arm's length advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (at safe distance)à distância loc adv
 He has lied to me before, so I keep him at arm's length now.
at arm's length advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." literal (at end of your arm)à distância de um braço esticado loc adv
 The wild deer stood at arm's length from us.
 O veado selvagem ficou à distância de um braço esticado de nós.
at death's door advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (very ill, about to die) (muito mau)à porta da morte loc adv
at each other's throats adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (arguing) (discutindo, brigando)pelo pescoço loc adj
at [sb]'s expense advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (paid for by [sb] else)por conta de loc prep
 Faculty can attend the conference at the university's expense.
 O corpo docente pode participar da conferência por conta da universidade.
at [sb]'s expense advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (causing [sb] discomfort or embarrassment)às custas de loc prep
  adornar vt
 John made a joke at Lina's expense, causing everyone to laugh except Lina, who frowned in dismay.
 John fez piada às custas de Lina, fazendo com que todos dessem risada, menos ela, que franziu a testa com raiva.
at [sb]'s feet advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (worshipping)aos pés loc adv
 Michael had all of the audience at his feet when he sang his latest hit song.
at [sb]'s feet advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in front of feet)aos pés loc adv
 The pencil was lying at his feet, just where he had dropped it.
at [sb]'s side advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (beside)ao lado adv
 I will sit at your side during the banquet.
at [sb]'s side advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (supporting, comforting) (figurado)ao lado adv
 Fortunately, your husband will always be at your side because he loves you.
at wit's end,
at your wit's end
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(upset, frustrated)frustrado adj
 Kathy was at her wit's end with worry when her son failed to come home from school.
at wit's end,
at your wit's end
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(unable to find a solution)sem saber o que fazer
 Having spent three hours unsuccessfully trying to fix the photocopier, Dave was at his wit's end.
athlete's foot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fungal infection)pé de atleta loc sm
 I wear sandals in the shower at the gym so I won't pick up athlete's foot.
baby's bottle,
baby bottle,
US
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(bottle with teat for baby's milk)mamadeira sf
 Nina is breast-fed, so her baby bottle is always filled with water.
bachelor party (US),
stag night,
stag party,
stag do (UK),
buck's party (AU)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(party for a husband-to-be)despedida de solteiro loc sf
 Bachelor parties tend to be wild and crazy. We're going to a nightclub for Simon's stag do.
 Despedidas de solteiro costumam ser uma loucura. Nós vamos pra uma boate para comemorar a despedida de solteiro do Simon.
bachelor's degree nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (undergraduate qualification)diploma de graduação loc sf
  bacharelado sm
 Most well-paying jobs today require at least a bachelor's degree.
 A maioria dos trabalhos bem pagos hoje em dia exigem pelo menos um diploma de graduação.
backbone of [sth],
[sth]'s backbone
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative ([sth/sb] that supports)pilar sm
 Jerry is the backbone of this office; it would never succeed without him.
 Jerry é o pilar desse escritório, que nunca daria certo sem ele.
baker,
baker's
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (baker's shop)padaria sf
 I asked George to stop by the baker and pick up a loaf of bread.
Baker's Chocolate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, brand name (cooking chocolate)chocolate Baker sm
baker's dozen nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (food: thirteen) (13)dúzia de frade sf
 The bakery sells its fresh doughnuts by the baker's dozen.
bakery,
also UK: baker's,
baker's shop
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(store that sells bread, cakes)padaria sf
 The bakery on Main Street sells delicious rye bread.
barber chair,
barber's chair
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(seat at male hairdresser's)cadeira de cabeleireiro loc sf
 In order to get my hair cut, the man asked me to sit on the barber's chair.
 Para cortar meu cabelo o homem pediu que eu sentasse na cadeira de cabeleireiro.
barbershop,
UK: barber shop,
barber's shop
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (men's hairdressing salon)barbearia sf
barbershop,
UK: barber shop,
barber's shop
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (quartet, etc.: for men's voices) (canto)a capela masculino expres
be in the driver's seat,
take the driver's seat,
have the driver's seat,
be in the driving seat
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (have control)estar no controle expres
 If he thinks he can lead the team better, let him have the driver's seat.
beat a path to [sb]'s door v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be keen to meet with [sb](figurado, informal)fazer fila na porta loc verb
 If you have a good idea, investors will beat a path to your door.
beginner's luck nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (success despite inexperience)sorte de principiante loc sf
 Joe attributed his success to beginner's luck.
on behalf of [sb],
on [sb]'s behalf,
in behalf of [sb],
in [sb]'s behalf
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(in place of [sb])em nome de loc prep
Nota: "On your behalf" is currently much more common than "in your behalf."
 I'm phoning on behalf of my daughter, who has lost her voice. The millionaire sent somebody to bid on the painting on his behalf.
bird's nest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (structure built by a bird)ninho de ave, ninho de pássaro loc sm
 There is a bird's nest built in the tree outside my house.
bird's-eye view nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (view from above) (vista de cima)vista aérea loc sf
 I got a bird's-eye view of the Atlantic as my plane flew over it.
bosun,
bo's'n,
boatswain
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(ship's officer)contramestre sm
[sth]'s bowels,
the bowels of [sth]
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
figurative (innermost part: of building, etc.)interior sm
 The crew labored in the bowels of the building to repair the plumbing leak.
break [sb]'s heart v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (make [sb] sad) (figurado)partir o coração expres v
 It breaks my heart to hear you are quitting.
 Parte meu coração saber que você está saindo.
break [sb]'s heart v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (end relationship) (figurado)partir o coração expres v
 That boy will only break your heart.
breathe one’s last breath v (die)dar o último suspiro expres v
 After she received extreme unction, she breathed her last breath.
brewer's yeast nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (yeast used to ferment beer)levedura de cerveja sf
 Mixing brewer's yeast in sugar water will create CO² that attracts and drowns mosquitoes.
bull's-eye,
bull's eye,
bullseye
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(darts, archery: centre of target) (figurado: alvo)mosca sf
 John threw a dart, which hit the bull's eye.
bull's-eye,
bull's eye,
bullseye
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (target, goal) (figurado: alvo)mosca sf
butcher,
UK: butcher's,
butcher's shop
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(meat shop, department)açougue sm
  (POR)talho sm
 The butcher is open until 5:00, but the rest of the store closes at 8:00.
by a hair's breadth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by the slightest margin)por um triz, por um fio loc adv
 The horse won by a hair's breadth.
cat's paw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (foot of a cat)pata de gato loc sf
 A cat's paw is soft on the bottom, but has dangerous retractable claws.
cat's paw nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (duped person) (figurado, pessoa usada)boi de piranha loc sf
cat's tail nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tail of a cat)rabo de gato loc sm
 After Brian tripped while using his chainsaw, the cat's tail lay severed on the grass and the cat was nowhere to be seen. Unlike a dog's, a cat's tail sticks straight up when the cat is in a good mood.
catch the eye,
catch [sb]'s eye
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be noticeable) (ser notável)conseguir a atenção expres v
  chamar atenção expres v
 The bold designs and bright colours of these dresses really catch the eye.
chef's hat,
also US: chef hat
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(white starched hat worn by a chef)chapéu de chef loc sm
  chapéu de cozinheiro loc sm
chemist,
chemist's
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (drugstore)farmacêutico sm
 I'm going to the chemist to get some milk of magnesia.
child's play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] very easy) (figurativo - algo muito fácil)moleza sf
  brincadeira de criança
 I finished the crossword puzzle very quickly; it was child's play.
children's book nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (book intended for children)livro infantil loc sm
 During his career, the artist illustrated several children's books.
children's home nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (care institution for minors) (abrigo e educação a órfãos e abandonados)orfanato sm
  (abrigo e educação a órfãos e abandonados)lar das crianças loc sm
children's librarian nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (librarian specializing in books for children)biblioteca infantil loc sf
children's menu nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (restaurant's list of dishes for children)menu infantil loc sm
  cardápio infantil loc sm
 The children's menu offers small portions.
children's wear nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (clothes made for children)roupa infantil, moda infantil loc sf
 I'm going to open a shop specializing in the sale of children's wear.
cloud [sb]'s judgment (US),
cloud [sb]'s judgement (UK)
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(impair or prejudice [sb]'s reasoning)prejudicar sua razão expres
 Don't let your love for someone cloud your judgment.
come to [sb]'s assistance v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (offer to help)acudir, socorrer, auxiliar vt
 She was quick to come to my assistance when I needed some help.
come to [sb]'s aid v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (offer to help)dar assistência a expres v
come to the attention of [sb],
come to [sb]'s attention
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be noticed)chegar ao conhecimento expres
  chamar a atenção expres
 It has come to the attention of management that many employees are using the computers to play games.
comply with [sb]'s orders v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (obey [sb](ordens, autoridade)obedecer vt
  (ordens)cumprir vt
 The journalist failed to comply with the judge's orders to reveal his sources.
crow's feet nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." figurative (wrinkles at outer corner of eye)pé de galinha loc sm
 She thought the crow's feet at her eyes were the first sign that she was getting old.
 Ela achou que os pés de galinha em seus olhos eram os primeiros sinais de que estava ficando velha.
crow's nest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (lookout on a ship)cesto da gávea loc sm
 Up in the crow's nest, Jack spotted land before anyone on deck.
crow's nest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (structure made by bird)ninho de corvo loc sm
 There's a crow's nest on top of my neighbour's chimney.
crust,
the Earth's crust
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(Earth: outermost layer) (geologia)crosta sf
 Scientists hope to predict earthquakes by measuring changes in the Earth's crust.
cry one's heart out v figurative (weep bitterly)chorar copiosamente loc vt
 I cried my heart out when my best friend moved away.
curse one's luck v informal, figurative (feel one has been unlucky)reclamar da própria sorte loc vt
DA nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. initialism (1950s men's hairstyle: duck's ass) (anos 1950, corte de cabelo)corte Ducktail, corte Duck's Ass expres
 The movie is set in the 1950s, and all of the actors have DAs.
day's work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (work done in one day)um dia de trabalho loc sm
 It will take one more day's work to finish the job.
Dean's Honor List,
Dean's list
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (roll call of academic distinction)lista de honra loc sf
 The Dean's Honor List recognizes students who have demonstrated academic excellence in a semester.
the dentist,
the dentist's
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(dentist's office)consultório dentário loc sm
 Alan went to the dentist because he had toothache.
dentist's chair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (adjustable seat for dental patient)cadeira de dentista, cadeira odontológica loc sf
 He is sitting in the dentist's chair.
dentist's office nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (dentist's treatment room)clínica odontológica loc sf
devil's advocate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sb] who argues in favour of [sth] unpopular)advogado do diabo loc sm
 Can I play devil's advocate, and ask you a question?
director's chair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (film director's seat)cadeira do diretor sf
 The film director sat in the director's chair and gave instructions to the actors.
director's chair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (position of authority)cargo de diretor sm
 I'm in the director's chair now.
distract [sb]'s attention vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (divert: [sb]'s attention)distrair a atenção de expres v
distract [sb]'s attention from [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (divert: [sb]'s attention)distrair a atenção de expres v
do [sb]'s will v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (carry out [sb]'s instructions)fazer a vontade de expres
doctor's office nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (doctor's surgery)consultório médico loc sm
 I went to the doctor's office to get a prostate exam.
doctor's visit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (scheduled medical appointment)consulta médica loc sf
doll clothes,
UK: doll's clothes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
US (miniature clothing items for a doll)roupa de boneca loc sf
doll's pram nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (toy: miniature baby carriage)carrinho de brinquedo loc sm
dollhouse (US),
doll's house,
dolls' house (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(miniature house for dolls)casinha de bonecas loc sf
 Edgar built an elaborate dollhouse for his granddaughter.
Down's nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. abbr, informal (Down's syndrome: chromosome abnormality) (doença)Síndrome de Down sm
Down's syndrome,
also US: Down syndrome
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(chromosome abnormality)síndrome de Down loc sf
 My brother was born with Down's syndrome.
Driver's Ed. nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal, abbreviation (Driver's Education)aula de direção loc sf
Driver's Education nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (high-school driving classes)aula de direção loc sf
driver's license,
driver's permit,
UK: driving licence,
Can: driver's licence
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (permit to drive)carteira de motorista loc sf
 I've had my driver's license for 15 years.
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