Palavras básicas, significados avançados – Parte 04 Posted by Adir on Mar 6, 2013 in Intermediário
Hoje trago a última parte dos posts com palavras básicas e significados avançados em inglês. Clique nos links abaixo para acessar os outros posts da série.
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– to carry most of the responsibility, if not all of it. I don’t think that John should be the one to shoulder the entire project. [assumir a responsabilidade]
– to see something interesting or desirable. Just as we were about to give up, my wife spotted an excellent parking space. [avistar, ver]
– to pay someone and settle a debt. Did you square with the supplier? [acertar contas]
– to supply working personnel. It’s a difficult operation to staff. [equipar com funcionários, pessoal]
– to have difficulty accepting something or a situation. It’s hard to stomach that he’s been reelected president. [aguentar, suportar]
– armazenar. This hard drive stores up to 100 gigabytes.
– to meet someone’s needs. I would prefer a room with a view, but this one suits me fine. [agradar, adaptar]
– during a formal meeting, to delay discussion of a subject. The decision was tabled until December. [adiar]
– to follow, especially with the intent of discovering something. His wife was jealous and tailed him wherever he went. [seguir]
– cronometrar. You can hold your breath under water for over a minute? OK, I’ll time you.
– to do something better than someone else. My chocolate chip cookies are pretty good, but it’s impossible to top my mother’s. [superar]
– to finish something with something good. And we topped off that wonderful dinner with my favorite dessert: chocolate cheesecake. [fechar com chave de ouro]
– to think about doing something. We’re toying with the idea of getting married next year. [considerar, pensar]
– to play games with someone and/or their feelings. He doesn’t care about you. He’s just toying with you. [brincar com – sentido negativo]
– when something worries someone. I’m a little troubled by his behavior. [preocupar-se]
– to disturb a person. I don’t mean to trouble you, but could you help me? [incomodar]
– to have a certain opinion about something or someone. I view the issue in a different way. [ver, considerar]
– to vocalize feelings and opinions. Please feel free to voice your concerns. [expressar]
– to choose the way you write or say something. I know what I want to write, I just don’t know how I should word it. [formular, frasear, enunciar]
Fonte: Como Dizer Tudo em Inglês Avançado, de Ron Martinez. Compre na Livraria Disal.
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