Aprenda Inglês Gratis

Expressões idiomáticas (Idioms)

Idioms Expressões Idiomáticas   Expressões idiomáticas são frases que não devem ser traduzidas ao pé da letra. O significado de uma expressão idiomática é muito diferente do significado de cada uma das palavras separadamente. Por exemplo: "The red car caught my eye." Sabemos que um carro não pode agarrar e que um olho não pode ser lançado. Precisamos entender o significado da expressão “caught my eye” para compreender o que está sendo dito. Que nesse caso, quer dizer que "o carro vermelho chamou minha atenção".   Essa é uma lista de expressões idiomáticas com exemplos de como podem ser usadas:   A about to Peggy is about to leave. in advance We booked the tickets in advance. alive and kicking I love Berlin. It’s alive and kicking. all of a sudden I went out in the sun. Then, all of a sudden, it started to rain. all over the place There are environmental problems all over the place. B to go from bad to worse My marks went from bad to worse last term. to bag sb. Tom bagged this special offer at an online-shop. beat-up Mark is too beat-up to play tennis this evening. to do the best He always does his best. blabber Don’t listen to him, he’s a blabber. to blag sb. Once in a while young Tim blags his father’s cigarettes. bloody What a bloody day! to be blue She’s been feeling blue all day. bouncer A bouncer’s task is to keep out those who might cause trouble. be broke I can’t go to the cinema with you, I’m broke. to brush up on sb. I have to brush up on my Spanish. buck You can buy a DVD player for less than 100 bucks (dollars). butt You’re a pain in the butt. buzz Parachuting gives me a real buzz. Buzz off! Buzz off! I have told you not to come to my place anymore. C a close call I had a close call. A stone almost hit me! to catch sb. Sorry, I didn’t quite catch your telephone number. to catch cold I walked out in the rain, so I caught cold. not to have a clue I don’t...

Relationships (Relacionamentos)

RELATIONSHIPS (RELACIONAMENTOS) Friendship – amizade Acquaintance – conhecido(a) Friend – amigo(a) Good friend – bom amigo / boa amiga Best friend – melhor amigo / amiga Classmate – colega de aula Workmate / colleague – colega de trabalho Boyfriend / girlfriend – namorado / namorada Fiancé / fiancée – noivo/noiva Wedding – cerimônia de casamento Marriage – casamento Marriage Partner – cônjuge Wife / husband – esposa/marido Divorce – divórcio Ex – ex Date – namorar Get engaged – noivar (com alguém) Get married – casar-se (com alguém) Like – gostar Love – amar Adore – adorar Worship – venerar Idolise – idolatrar Respect – respeitar Admire – admirar Attract – atrair Dislike – desgostar Hate – odiar Despise –...

Expressões idiomáticas Inglês/Inglês

Expressões idiomáticas Essa lista foi feita por ordem alfabética, e traz expressões, ditados populares enfim, palavras que usamos no dia a dia em Portugues e que a partir de agora você vai saber como usar também em Inglês. Lista das expressões idiomáticas em ingles A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush: Having something that is certain is much better than taking a risk for more, because chances are you might lose everything. A Blessing In Disguise: Something good that isn’t recognized at first. A Chip On Your Shoulder: Being upset for something that happened in the past. A Dime A Dozen: Anything that is common and easy to get. A Doubting Thomas: A skeptic who needs physical or personal evidence in order to believe something. A Drop in the Bucket: A very small part of something big or whole. A Fool And His Money Are Easily Parted: It’s easy for a foolish person to lose his/her money. A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand: Everyone involved must unify and function together or it will not work out. A Leopard Can’t Change His Spots: You cannot change who you are. A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned: By not spending money, you are saving money (little by little). A Picture Paints a Thousand Words: A visual presentation is far more descriptive than words. A Piece of Cake: A task that can be accomplished very easily. A Slap on the Wrist: A very mild punishment. A Taste Of Your Own Medicine: When you are mistreated the same way you mistreat others. A Toss-Up: A result that is still unclear and can go either way. Actions Speak Louder Than Words: It’s better to actually do something than just talk about it. Add Fuel To The Fire: Whenever something is done to make a bad situation even worse than it is. Against The Clock: Rushed and short on time. All Bark And No Bite: When someone is threatening and/or aggressive but not willing to engage in a fight. All Greek to me: Meaningless and incomprehensible like someone who cannot read, speak, or understand any of the Greek language would be. All In The Same...

Glossary of Aviation terms & Acronymns

Glossary of Aviation terms & Acronymns   A/A Air-to-Air A/C Aircraft A/G Air-to-Ground AAA Anti-Aircraft Artillery ABORT(ING)(ED) Directive/informative to cease action/attack/event/mission. AC Aircraft ACARS Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System ACAS Airborne Collision and Avoidance System ACF Area Control Facility ACTION Directive to initiate a briefed attack sequence or maneuver. ACTIVE An emitter is radiating. ADD( ) Directive call to add a specific (system) or (EOB category) to search responsibility. ADF Attitude Director lndicator ADF Automatic Direction Finder AERA Automated Enroute Air Traffic Control AGL Above Ground Level AGM Air-to-Ground Missile AI Air Interdiction/Air Intercept AIC Air Intercept Control AIM Air Intercept Missile ALARM Directive/informative indicating the termination of EMCON procedures. ALCP Air Logistics Command Post ALLIGATOR Link-11/ TADIL A. ALPHA CHECK Request for/confirmation of bearing and range to described point. ALT Altitude AM Amplitude Modulation ANCHOR(ED) 1. Orbit about a specific point; refueling track flown by tanker. 2. Informative to indicate a turning engagement about a specific location. ANGELS Height of friendly aircraft in thousands of feet AO Area of Operations AOR Area Of Responsibility APRT Airport APU Auxiliary Power Unit ARINC Aeronautical Radio Incorporated ARIZONA No ARM ordnance remaining. ARM Anti-Radiation Missiles ARTS Automated Radar Terminal System ARTTC Air Route Traffic Control Center AS FRAGGED Unit or element will be performing exactly as stated by the air tasking order. ASCM Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles ASI Air Speed Indicator ASM Anti-Ship Missile ASOS Automatic Surface Observation System ATC Air Traffic Control (a generic term for a joint civil/military system for controlling traffic within a specific area) ATCT Air Traffic Control Tower ATIS Automatic Terminal Information Service (recorded voice message that provides weather and airport services information) ATM Air Tasking Message ATO Air Tasking Order ATSC Air Traffic Service Communications (Communications related to air traffic services. This includes ATC, aeronautical and meteorological Information, position reporting and services related to safety and regularity of flight) AUTHENTICATE To request or provide a response for a coded challenge. AUTOCAT Any communications relay using automatic retransmissions. AWACS Airborne Warning And Control System AZIMUTH Two or more groups primarily separated in bearing. BANDIT An aircraft identified as enemy, in accordance with theater ID criteria. The term does not necessarily imply...

Glossary of musical instruments

  Glossary of Musical Instruments   The following include a selection of musical instruments recorded, photographed, or sketched for the California Folk Music Project Collection. Information cited in quotes is taken from the WPA Final Report for the Project, entitled "A Study of California Folk Music," pp. 8-11. Browse by instrument: Banjo: "American. . . 5-string banjo." Blul: Also called blur. "The performer called it a "syrinx," but "it is probably a mistake . . . It is a single flute whose aperture is round, not closed or shaped in any way, except that its diameter is slightly less at the mouthpiece than at the bell. It is made of ebony. . . an instrument of the Kurdish shepherds. From Turkish Armenia." Celtic harp: Also called "Irish or small bardic harp." Cimbalom: Also called "cembalom . . . From Hungary. This is the ancestor of our hammer dulcimer and of our piano. It has forty-eight strings, which are stretched over a large sounding board and sounded with small hammers." Clarinet: Played in place of the "kirnata" by Armenian performer. Daph: Also called deff, def, or "defs . . . the tambourine, used in Greek and Turkish popular orchestras. From Armenia." Dulcimer: "American hammer-type dulcimer with 13 strings." Dumbelek: Also called "dumbeg . . . the hour-glass drum of Syria, played with the fingers." Dvorgrle: Also called "dvogrla . . . a double pipe [flute], with three holes for the right hand and four for the left. From Balkan Peninsula." English guitar: Also called "guitarra portuguesa or Portuguese guitar, this guitar has five strings instead of six, and looks much like the vihuela of the Middle Ages . . . shaped much like our mandolin, with a characteristic fan-shaped tuning mechanism." Guitar: In this collection, guitar occasionally refers to the Spanish guitar or "sonora, a very small form of the guitar." Gusle: Also called "gusla. . . a one-stringed, bowed instrument, whose single string is made of thirty horsehairs. The string is only touched, not depressed, so that harmonics only are sounded. It is held between the legs with the long neck supported on one thigh." Hardanger fiddle: "A small [Norwegian] violin with four sympathetic...