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S,
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nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(19th letter of alphabet) (18ª letra do alfabeto)S sm
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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.
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 adv
 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)ás custas de loc adv
  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 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's degree,
US: bachelor degree
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(undergraduate qualification)diploma de graduação loc
 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.
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. (thirteen) (13)dúzia de frade sf
 The bakery sells its fresh doughnuts by the baker's dozen.
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.
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.
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 loc vt
 It breaks my heart to hear you are quitting.
 Parte meu coração saber que você está saindo.
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.
literal (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
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 ([sb] duped)pessoa usada 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.
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,
UK: cloud [sb]'s judgment
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
US (impair or prejudice [sb]'s reasoning)perturbar o juízo loc vt
 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 expr
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's pram nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (toy: miniature baby carriage)carrinho de brinquedo loc sm
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,
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.
driver's seat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (seat for driver)banco do motorista loc sm
 The driving instructor sat in the passenger seat and the student sat in the driver's seat.
eat out of [sb]'s hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (do what [sb] wants) (sentido figurado)comer na mão de alguém
farmer's market nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (venue for sale of organic produce)feira sf
 The farmer's market is the best place to buy fresh fruit and vegetables.
Father's Day nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (annual celebration day for fathers)dia dos pais loc sm
 This year, Father's Day falls on Sunday 21st June. I always make sure to call my dad on Father's Day.
fight for one's country v (soldier: go to war) (soldado: ir para guerra)lutar pela pátria loc vt
finder's fee nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (estate agent's charge)comissão para corretor loc sf
 When they sold their house they had to pay a finder's fee of 2% to the estate agent.
fitter's mate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (mechanic's assistant)ajudante de mecânico loc sm
flat on one's back adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (lying supine) (na posição supina)deitado de costas adj
 After that 10 mile hike, he was so tired he was flat on his back for an hour.
follow in [sb]'s footsteps,
follow in the footsteps of [sb]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (do as [sb] else has done)seguir os passos de alguém expres
 She followed in her mother's footsteps and became an artist.
follow in [sb]'s footsteps v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (take the same career path as [sb] else.)seguir os passos de alguém expres
 He wanted to follow in his brother's footsteps and become a football player.
follow [sb]'s example viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do the same as [sb] else)seguir o exemplo de alguém
 I'm going to follow Maria's example and spend more time working with the community.
follow [sb]'s lead v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (do the same as [sb] else)copiar
 The leader of the exercise class wanted us to follow her lead.
fool's gold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mineral: iron pyrites) (min: pirita)ouro dos trouxas loc sm
 Hank thought he was rich until he found out his mine was full of fool's gold.
fool's gold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] mistakenly sought after as valuable)ouro de tolo, ouro dos trouxas loc sm
 He worked hard to get her attention, but his reward turned out to be just fool's gold.
for God's sake! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" possibly offensive (expressing anger or frustration) (expressando raiva ou frustração)pelo amor de Deus! interj
 For God's sake, leave me alone when I'm trying to read!
for heaven's sake interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing frustration) (expressão de exasperação, frustração)pelo amor do céu interj
 For heaven's sake, why do you keep doing that?
for what it's worth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (in my opinion)em minha opinião loc adv
 I know you won't change, but for what it's worth, I think that skirt looks awful on you.
fox's lair nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (den or hollow used by a fox)toca de raposa loc sf
from the horse's mouth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (first-hand, directly from the source) (de primeira mão)direto da fonte loc adv
 Of course it's true - I got it straight from the horse's mouth.
frustrate [sb]'s plans viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (thwart [sb])contrariar, frustrar, impedir v int
 The heavy rain frustrated our plans to go to the beach.
gentleman's agreement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unwritten rule or agreement) (acordo ou regra não escritos)acordo de cavalheiros loc sm
 The two friends had a gentleman's agreement not to talk about politics.
get one's head together v slang, figurative (gain mental focus or composure) (adquirir foco mental e tranquilidade)(re)compor-se vp
  recuperar vt
go behind [sb]'s back exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal, figurative (act without [sb]'s knowledge) (agir sem conhecimento)agir pelas costas loc vt
 Don't go behind her back; if you think she's wrong, tell her directly.
go out of one's mind v figurative (become insane) (enlouquecer)ficar louco loc v int
  surtar v int
 I will go out of my mind if that loud music continues!
go out of one's mind v figurative (be extremely anxious) (ser extremamente ansioso)ficar louco loc v int
  (ficar impaciente)sair do sério loc v int
  ficar agitado loc v int
God's will nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] predetermined or meant to be) (algo predeterminado ou feito para ser)vontade de Deus loc sf
God's will nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] determined by the Christian deity) (algo determinado pela deidade Cristã)vontade de Deus loc sf
harm one's cause v (turn others against one's argument)prejudicar vt
  fazer mal loc vt
he's contractioncontraction: Shortened form of word or words--for example, "I'd" = "I had," "can't" = "cannot." colloquial, abbreviation (he is)ele é contr
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