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adventure story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fiction with exciting plot)história de aventura loc sf
 When I was a child I wanted to be a pirate like the ones I read about in adventure stories.
and the rest is history exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (what happened is well known)o resto é história expres
 I met your mum in a bar, and the rest is history!
anecdote nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (entertaining story)história sf
  relato sm
  conto sm
 Miles is a wonderful dinner guest; he entertains everyone with his anecdotes.
as the story goes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (according to what is said to have happened)como diz a história loc adv
 As the story goes, Hector was out of town when the bank was robbed.
bedtime story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (story read to a child before sleep)história de ninar loc sf
  história de dormir loc sf
 The children begged their father to read them a bedtime story.
chiller nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (scary story) (informal)história de suspense loc sf
 The class on horror literature focuses on chillers and suspense writing.
Christmas Story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Bible tale: birth of Jesus)conto de Natal loc sm
  história do natal loc sm
 Nativity plays tell the Christmas story.
cliffhanger nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (suspenseful ending)história de suspense loc sf
corporate history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (story behind a business organization)história corporativa loc sf
early history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (initial stages)história primitiva loc sf
familiar story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (common situation) (situação comum)história comum loc sf
 It's a familiar story; she came to New York to be a star on Broadway and ended up on the streets.
from age to age advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (throughout history)ao longo da história loc adv
 From age to age, the quest to discover has been an imperative of the human race.
funny story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (amusing anecdote or joke) (anedota ou piada)história engraçada loc sf
 He told us a funny story about his holiday in Thailand.
ghost story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tale of the supernatural) (história do sobrenatural)história de fantasmas loc sf
 They sat around the fire and told ghost stories to each other.
good story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (entertaining account, anecdote)boa história loc sf
 It wasn't much fun when it happened, but it makes a good story now.
good story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (interesting piece of written fiction) (obra de ficção interessante)boa história loc sf
  bom conto loc sm
 I read a good story by Carol Shields last week.
hard-luck story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (description of [sb]'s misfortune)história de azar sf
have a history v (have had a past relationship) (ter um relacionamento no passado)ter uma história loc vt
history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (past events, ways of life)história sf
 I enjoy reading about the history of World War II.
 Gosto de ler sobre a história da Segunda Grande Guerra.
history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (the study of the past)história sf
 I enjoy reading about Roman history.
 Gosto de ler sobre a história romana.
history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb]: interesting past) (passado interessante)história sf
 His fascinating history included travels to other countries.
history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (an account of the past) (relato)história sf
 The history of the voyage made for interesting reading.
history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (precedents) (precedentes)história sf
 The defendant has a long criminal history.
history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang ([sb] or [sth] that no longer counts) (algo passado)história sf
 What he did twenty years ago is history now and irrelevant.
human interest story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (news item about people's lives) (jornalismo)história de interesse humano, matéria chamativa expres
 It's a human interest story about a boy who successfully battled against cancer.
likely story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (account considered dubious or untrue)história verossímil loc sf
 Are you telling me you never heard the phone? That's a likely story!
love story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (story about a romantic relationship)história de amor sf
medical history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb]'s past health problems)história médica loc sf
 The doctor carefully studied the patient's medical history.
moral of the story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (ethical lesson in a fable or story)moral da história loc sf
 In the tale of the tortoise and the hare, the slow tortoise wins the race - the moral of the story is that steady persistence wins in the end.
moral of the story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (lesson to be learned from [sth](ensino moral de experiência)moral da história loc sf
 The engine blew up after a week so the moral of the story is not to buy a really cheap second-hand car.
narrative nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (story, account)narrativa, história sf
 The students wrote narratives about their childhood homes.
natural history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (scientific study of plants and animals)história natural loc sf
 Unfortunately, many Americans believe that natural history should bow to religious and political ideals.
political history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (study of politics through the years) (estudo de políticas ao longo dos anos)história da ciência política loc sf
prehistory nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period before recorded history)pré-história sf
punchline nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tagline of a joke) (frase-chave de uma piada)conclusão sf
  (frase-chave de uma piada)moral da história loc sm
 He was terrible at telling jokes because he always forgot the punchline.
record nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (history) (história)arquivo sm
  história, crônica sf
 The record shows that the war was destructive.
 O arquivo mostra que a guerra foi destrutiva.
short story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (written fiction shorter than a novella) (ficção escrita menor que um romance)história curta sf
  conto sm
 He wrote short stories about people living in rural areas.
story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (narrative) (narrativa)história sf
 Father read a bedtime story.
 Papai leu uma história na hora de dormir.
story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (plot) (enredo)história sf
 This book has a great story.
 Este livro tem uma ótima história.
story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (version) (versão)história sf
 Her story is different from mine.
 A história dela é diferente da minha.
story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (narration, tale) (conto)história sf
 Please, tell us a story.
story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (lie) (mentira)história sf
 The mischievous children told their parents a story.
story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (journalism: article) (jornalismo: matéria)história sf
 Jillian is hoping for a big story.
success story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (real-life example of [sb] succeeding) (exemplo da vida real de alguém de sucesso)história de sucesso sf
tale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (story) (conto)história sf
  fábula sf
 The friends all gathered around the campfire and told each other tales.
tale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lie)lorota sf
  (figurado)história sf
 The teacher wondered what tale Sean would come up with this time to explain why he hadn't done his homework.
tale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rumour) (figurado)história sf
  (figurado)conversa sf
 There was a tale going around the playground that the new girl was the daughter of someone famous.
tall tale nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (far-fetched story) (história forçada)história inverossímil loc sf
  relato absurdo loc sm
 I don't want to hear any of your tall tales about being abducted by aliens on your way to school.
tell a story v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (recite a narrative) (recitar narrativa)contar uma história expres
 The children asked their grandfather to tell them a story.
tell a story v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (reflect events) (figurado: narrar eventos)contar uma história expres
 Every picture tells a story.
that old chestnut! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" ([sth] is a cliché) (clichê)aquela velha história! interj
 Blondes have more fun? Ah, that old chestnut!
that's a different story interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (quite the contrary) (figurado, informal: quase o contrário)são outros quinhentos, é outra história interj
 Singing pop is pretty easy, but singing opera – well, that's a different story!
the whole story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (the full truth) (toda a verdade)a história toda, a história completa loc sf
 We'll never know the whole story about what she did that night.
throughout history advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (always, over the centuries) (através dos séculos)ao longo da história loc adv
throughout the ages advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (through the course of history) (durante o curso da História)ao longo do tempo, ao longo da História loc adv
 Throughout the ages men have made war against one another.
true story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (account of a real-life experience) (experiências da vida real)história verdadeira loc sf
true story nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (account of a real-life experience) (experiências da vida real)história verdadeira loc sf
voting record nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb]'s history of ballot choices)histórico político sm
  história política sf
whodunit,
whodunnit
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (detective story, murder story)história de detetive loc sf
  romance policial loc sm
  novela policial loc sf
 Agatha Christie is famous for writing whodunits.
whole cloth nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (pure fabrication: fiction, invention) (ficção, invenção: pura criação)conto sm
  criação sf
  história/ficção sf
world history nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (past events around the world)história mundial loc sf
  história universal loc sf
 I'm currently reading a book about medieval times, an important period in world history.
  Está faltando alguma coisa importante ? Notifique-nos a respeito de erros ou sugestões para que possamos aprimorar o nosso sistema.
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