Displaying expressions starting with 'A'

A corda sempre arrebenta do lado mais fraco  
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2012-11-18 19:12:59

"The rope always snaps at the weakest side". It is used when wanting to give someone advice, as in "don't get in this kind of situation, you know that if something goes wrong, the rope always snaps at the weakest side, and you will have to deal with it".

- A corda sempre arrebenta do lado mais fraco

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ABC  
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2014-03-31 10:15:35

Acronym for Santo André, São Bernardo and São Caetano. Three neighboring cities near São Paulo.

- Vai ter jogo hoje lá no ABC?
- Vai sim, mas nem vou poder ir poque vou viajar com a patroa.

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Abraço de urso  
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2013-05-22 13:09:01

Same as bear hug.

- Vem cá e me dá um abraço de urso!

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Abraço de urso  
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2013-05-22 12:44:54

A super tight hug, that you give to someone you've been missing, or to someone that you simply love.

- Oh, que bebê lindo. Dá vontade de esmagar! Vou dar um super abraço de urso, pode?

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Abridor de latas  
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2013-05-09 13:27:12

Can opener.

- Amor, pega o abridor de latas pra eu abrir as sardinhas aqui?

By @kinow
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Acabado  
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2013-05-02 10:04:34

Tired, haggard, exhausted, beat.

- Mano, hoje acabado. Trabalhei feito um cão.

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Aeroporto de mosquitos  
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2013-03-25 01:03:13

Aeroporto de mosquitos ("mosquitoes airport") is a diminutive way of addressing a bald man.

- Ei aeroporto de mosquito! Lembrou de usar shampoo?

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Afundar o time  
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2013-01-13 18:11:16

To "sink the team" is an expression that means that someone or something caused a team to lose. Usually, the one that is found responsible for sinking the team is called "âncora".

- Hoje o Manoel afundou o time.
- E como!

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Ambidestro  
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2012-10-18 20:12:35

Ambidextrous

- Você é destro ou canhoto?
- Os dois. Sou ambidestro.
- Ah, metido!

Tags  destro canhoto
By @kinow
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Amizade colorida  
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2012-09-21 18:06:27

What you say of a friendship when you and somebody else are friends with benefits. You can also say that they are mais que amigos (more than just friends).

- O Augusto e a Carol têm uma amizade colorida.

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