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Preamar  
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June 16th at 2:15pm

"Preamar", or "Praia-mar", is the tide in its highest level. It is the closest word in Brazilian Portuguese for the King Tide expression (used mainly in New Zealand and Australia).

- A maré amanhã vai ser de preamar

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Goleada  
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June 13th at 11:12pm

A pasting, hammering. Any score that has 3 or more goals of difference. Some may argue that 3-0 is not a goleada, but 4-0 is definitely a goleada.

- Quanto foi o jogo da Holanda e Espanha?
- 5 x 1, uma goleada!

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Ufa  
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June 13th at 12:28am

Phew

Tags   alívio
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Nusfu  
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June 13th at 12:27am

Shorten version of "nos fudemos", other forms include nosfu. It translates to "we are fucked".

- Ufa! Quase nusfu

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Fazer luzes  
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June 10th at 1:50pm

Highlight your hair. The noun (highlights) is "luzes", and the verb (hair highlight) is "fazer luzes". It is always in the plural, never "luz", but always "luzes".

- Que luzes lindas você fez amiga.

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Apelar  
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June 10th at 1:46pm

Apelar has several meanings, but when used to describe TV shows, it has similar meaning to "jump the shark".

- Nossa, olha o que estão colocando neste reality show!
- É! Já estão apelando.

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Arquibancada  
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June 10th at 1:43pm

Bleachers

- Você vai no estádio ver o jogo?
- Vou sim, consegui ingressos pra arquibancada e pro tobogã.

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Moedor de carne  
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June 8th at 11:15pm

Meat grinder.

- Você pode moer patinho duas vezes, por favor?
- Não dá Senhora, o moedor de carne quebrou.

Tags   carnes açougue
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Puff  
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June 8th at 3:00am

A beanbag

- Não tem mais cadeiras pra sentar.
- Não faz mal. Pega um puff ali e joga aqui no meio da sala que vão caber mais uns quatro.

Tags   almofada cadeira
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Abotoar o paletó  
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June 2nd at 3:14pm

"To button up your blazer" is to die, similar to kick the bucket.

- Meu cão abotoou o paletó hoje :-(

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