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arrive at
We finally arrived at our decision.
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to reach a decision, solution etc after a lot of effort:
chegar, atingir
Her husband had betrayed her by lying to her.
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to behave dishonestly towards someone who loves you or trusts you
trair atraiçoar delatar
Scott has made the decision to join the navy.
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a choice or judgment that you make
decisão arbítrio determinação firmeza
Teachers meet regularly to evaluate students’ progress.
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to judge how good, useful, or successful something is.
avaliar estimar o valor orçar calcular
We spent a week exploring the idea of employing a new partner.
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to consider something extensively
explorar pesquisar investigar
You should follow your principles.
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to believe in and obey a particular set of religious or political ideas
look into
We are looking into the cause of the fire.
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to try to find out the truth about a problem, situation, etc
investigar alguma coisa
The decision of whether to invest in new stock was postponed till the next financial year.
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to delay doing something
The general principle is that free education should be available for children up to the age of sixteen.
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the basic idea that a plan or system is based on
It took four days for the letter to reach me.
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to arrive at a place
chegar, alcançar
We had to evaluate the situation before we made a decision.
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a combination of all the things that are happening and all the conditions that exist at a particular time in a particular place.
stick to
It looks as if she's sticking to her word.
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to do or keep doing what you said you would do or what you believe in, even when it is difficult
seguir com alguma coisa
These shoes are expensive because they are hand-made.
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made by people using their hands, not by a machine
feito à mão
My child's birth was a life-changing moment.
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the process or result of something or someone becoming different often because of an event, circumstance or situation
mudança de vida
He has been involved in a long- running dispute with his neighbour.
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continuing for a long time – used especially about disputes, campaigns, or shows
longa duração, longo prazo
He's a three-day-old baby.
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used to talk about how long a person or thing has lived or existed
three-metre high
She created a ten-metre high statue.
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the basic unit for measuring length in the metric system, to describe the height of an object
three-year long
We've had a three-year long relationship.
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continuing for three years
Moving house can be a time-consuming process.
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taking a long time to do
He is well-qualified for the job.
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having above and beyond the knowledge, experience, or skills, especially for a particular job
bem qualificado
Our dogs have never shown any aggression towards other dogs.
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angry or violent behaviour or feelings
agressividade, agressão, ataque
Babies have very little control over their movements.
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the power or ability to make someone or something do what you want
governo autoridade controle comando inspeção
They are demanding equality for men
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when people have the same rights
igualdade uniformidade
I believe in fairness and justice.
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behaviour which is reasonable, right, and accepted by most people
justiça lealdade clareza justeza formosura paridade
I'll never forget the generosity he showed towards my parents.
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a generous attitude, or generous behaviour
I don't like him because he is motivated by greed.
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a strong desire for more food, money, power, possessions, etc than you need
ganância cobiça avareza gula
The killers must be brought to justice.
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the system by which people are judged in courts of law and criminals are punished
People want to feel they have some power over their future.
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the ability to control or influence people or events
energia poder potência força
He had an aggressive attitude when he entered the room.
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behaving in an angry or violent way towards someone
agressivo beligerante ofensivo agressivo
I had assertiveness training when I started my new role as a manager.
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behaving confidently to make people listen to you
assertivo peremptório agressivo energético
I work in a very collaborative team.
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to work together to produce or achieve something
cooperativo participativo
Unfortunately, she had a confrontational style of management.
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likely to cause arguments or make people angry
The U.S. wants to establish diplomatic relations with China.
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relating to the relationships between countries
Let me ask you a direct question.
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saying exactly what you mean in an honest clear way
directo claro imediato evidente direto
Remember to stay focused.
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giving all attention to a particular thing
concentrado focado compenetrado
She’s a very sensible girl
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someone who is sensible is able to make good decisions
sensato [pessoa, decisão] sensato sensata prudente ajuizado
He was very sensitive to other people's needs.
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a sensitive person thinks of how other people will feel about something
sensível [aos sentimentos de outros, ao frio, etc.] suscetível delicado [assunto, questão], sensível suscetível emotiva
Mark and Sally are very supportive of each other.
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giving help or encouragement
solidário, que dá apoio compreensivo que apóia
There was no tactful way of phrasing what he wanted to say.
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careful not to say or do something that will upset someone
diplomático, com tacto, hábil, arguto
The staff were unfriendly and unhelpful.
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not helping in a situation and sometimes making it worse
pouco prestável [pessoa] pouco construtivo, inútil [comentário, sugestão]
a shoulder to cry on
I've had a horrible day. I need a shoulder to cry on. We did not come here to provide a shoulder to cry on.
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someone who gives somebody sympathy when they're upset
um ombro onde chorar, Não viemos consolar uns e outros.
be there for
My parents are always there for me if I need them.
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to be available for a person
não falhar
I wore a brand-new dress for the party.
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new and not yet used
novo em folha
Since he's gone to the gym, he's much more broad-shouldered.
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used to describe a person with wide shoulders
espadaúdo, de ombros largos
I was curly-haired as a child.
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curly hair has a lot of curls
cabelo encaracolado, de cabelo cacheado
I prefer dark-haired men.
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dark hair is brown or black and not fair
give a helping hand
My friend needs to paint her room so I'll give her a helping hand.
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to do something to help somebody
mão amiga, ajudar
go out of way to do something
He will always go out of his way to help you.
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to do something to help even though it's not convenient for you
desviar-se do seu caminho
Jane is getting married soon so she bought white high-heeled shoes.
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shoes in which the heels are raised high
de salto alto
lock horns with
Jim always locks horns with people on every possible subject.
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to be in a conflict with somebody
marrar com alguém
not lift a finger
I do all the work and Al never lifts a finger.
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to not make any effort to help someone
não mexer uma palha
I wish I was straight-haired.
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hair which is not curly
cabelo liso
Have you been on holiday? You are lovely and sun-tanned.
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to have brown skin after someone with pale skin has spent time in the sun
talk behind your back
They're always talking about her behind her back.
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to talk about someone without them knowing, especially in an unkind way
falar nas costas de alguém
She never wears baggy trousers, she loves tight-fitting jeans.
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fits close to the body and is not loose
colante; apertado
walk all over
If you don't voice your opinion, people will walk all over you.
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to treat someone very badly
acalcanhar {v.tr.} [fig.] (espezinhar)

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