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terça-feira, 1 de novembro de 2011

Expression of the Week Overview!


Can you identify in the picture above the 10 expressions posted on this blog so far? If yes, here is a chance to revisit them and, if not, you have now the oportunity to enhance your vocabulary.

#1 fat hangover : The horrible feeling after indulging on too much food
#2 eyepopper: something or someone that catches your attention.
#3 clique: a group of people which is very reluctant to accept new members (panelinha).
#4 Don't cramp my style: don't expose someone into an embarrassing situation (não queimar o filme)
#5 the last straw: The last of a series of annoyances or disappointments that leads one to a final loss of patience, temper, trust, or hope. (a última gota d'água)
#6 back to square one: if you are back to square one, you have to start working on a plan from the beginning because your previous attempt failed and the progress you made is now wasted (de volta a estaca zero)
#7 born with a silver spoon in your mouth: If you are born with a silver spoon in your mouth, you are born into a rich family. (nascido em berço de ouro)
#8 good-for-nothing: someone who doesn't take any responsability and is unable to live up to anyone's expectations. (zero a esquerda)
#9 between a rock and a hard place: In difficulty, faced with a choice between two unsatisfactory options. (entre a cruz e a espada)
#10 hit below the belt: act in a cruel and unfair manner (golpe baixo)

For more information on these expressions, go to Vocabulary Hints section on this blog!
 

  

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