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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
shock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (emotional)  (emocional)choque sm
 The shock of her father's death really hurt her.
 O choque com a morte de seu pai realmente a afligiu.
shock vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (emotional: upset)  (emocional)chocar vt
 The news of her father's death shocked her.
 A notícia da morte do pai dela chocou-a.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
shock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (of explosion)  (explosão)impacto sm
 The detonation of the charge caused a shock that could be felt miles away.
shock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (of earthquake)  (terremoto)abalo sm
 The shock could be felt over many kilometres.
shock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (of bomb)  (de bomba)impacto sm
 The shock of the bomb broke windows throughout the town.
shock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (medical condition)choque sm
 The patient is in shock from blood loss.
shock viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (cause scandal)  (causar escândalo)chocar v int
 The news of corruption will shock mightily.
shock vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (scandalize)escandalizar vt
  chocar vt
 When the senator took off his trousers, he shocked the entire legislature.
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absorb the shock v literal (soften a physical impact)absorver o choque loc vt
 Egg boxes absorb the shock of shipping so the eggs don't crack.
 The pile of pillows would absorb the shock from the fall.
absorb the shock v figurative (take in bad news)  (más notícias)absorver o choque loc vt
 The telephone fell from her hand as she tried to absorb the shock of her father's death.
 I gave him a moment to absorb the shock from the bad news.
absorb the shock v figurative (lessen a financial burden)  (financeiro)absorver o choque loc vt
 My pension fund took a beating in the stock market crash, but at least I had bank certificates to absorb the shock.
come as a shock v (be sudden and unexpected news)  (notícia repentina e inesperada)pegar desprevenido
   (coloquial)pegar de calças curtas
 Since you are always late to work, it should not come as a shock that you would get fired.
culture shock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (anxiety in an unfamiliar culture)choque cultural loc sm
 Moving from Chicago to a rural Mexican village was a real culture shock.
electric shock nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electric current entering the body)  (passagem de uma corrente elétrica através do corpo)choque elétrico loc sm
insulin shock therapy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (psychiatric treatment producing seizure)terapia por choque insulínico
shock absorber amortecedor
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