Expressões em Inglês

segunda-feira, 4 de fevereiro de 2008

Esta seção será atualizada sempre que eu aprender uma nova expressão em inglês.

  • ir order to de forma aEx.: Put some ant poison in order to kill the ants.
  • get stuck ficar preso
    Ex.: The bridge is right ahead of him and he gets stuck under the bridge.
  • run out of gas ficar sem gasolina
    Ex.: I was delivering this bridge and ran out of gas.
  • complete standstill parar totalmente
    Ex.: All the people in the gate area came to a complete standstill when they looked up and saw the pilot.
  • picture this imagine a cena
    Ex.: Look at me and picture this.
  • seeing eye dog cão guia
    Ex.: Tell the blind lady with her seeing eye dog.
  • cross my mind pensar em algo ou o popular "passar pela cabeça"
    Ex.: It never crossed my mind that she might lose.
  • every other day dia sim dia não, esta expressão vale também para semanas (weeks), meses (months), anos (years) etc.
    Ex.: I go to the gym every other day.
  • for a change sair da rotina
    Ex. I’m sick of love stories. Can we watch a comedy for a change?
  • tie the knot informal de to get marriedEx.: When are you two going to tie the knot?
    She's planning to tie the knot with her German boyfriend next June.