How Do You Say ... In English? Part 7 (Expressions)

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(EN) Today's quiz is about how to say some tricky words/phrases in English.
(PT) O quiz de hoje é sobre como se dizer algumas palavras/frases que às vezes confundem em inglês. (EN) Choose the best alternative for each gap. (PT) Escolha a melhor alternativa para cada questão


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    ___________________. (Pega leve) he's just a kid!

    • A.

      Get it easy

    • B.

      Catch it easy

    • C.

      Take it easy

    • D.

      Pick it easy

    Correct Answer
    C. Take it easy
    Explanation
    A expressão "take it easy" corresponde a nossa famosa frase "pega Leve". Nas demais opções os verbos não são apropriados.

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  • 2. 

    I _________________ (perdi a conta) of how many times she called me yesterday.

    • A.

      Lost track

    • B.

      Missed track

    • C.

      Lost the calculus

    • D.

      Missed the calculus

    Correct Answer
    A. Lost track
    Explanation
    A expressão "lose track" pode ser usada para expressarmos a idéia de "perder a conta/não ter informação sobre algo". Lembre-se que "lost" do exemplo é o passado de "lose".

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  • 3. 

    They left me alone in the car. __________________! (Que sacanagem)

    • A.

      What mean

    • B.

      That's meaning

    • C.

      What meaning

    • D.

      That's mean

    Correct Answer
    D. That's mean
    Explanation
    A frase "that's mean" pode ser usada no sentido da expressão "que sacanagem" ou "que maldade" em português.

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  • 4. 

    How was the exam? I think I_______________. (me sai bem)

    • A.

      Exited well

    • B.

      Left well

    • C.

      Went out well

    • D.

      Did well

    Correct Answer
    D. Did well
    Explanation
    Para dizermos que "nos saímos bem em algo" usamos a expressão "to do well".

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  • 5. 

    The party was so boring that we ________________. (saímos de fininho/ mansinho)

    • A.

      Left slowly

    • B.

      Sneaked out

    • C.

      Went out quietly

    • D.

      Snaked out

    Correct Answer
    B. Sneaked out
    Explanation
    Quando queremos dizer em inglês "sair de fininho/mansinho" podemos usar a expressão "to sneak out". Todas as outras opções são inapropriadas.

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  • 6. 

    She's a wonderful teacher, ______________ (sem contar que) she has an amazing personality.

    • A.

      To not mention

    • B.

      Without counting that

    • C.

      Not counting that

    • D.

      Not to mention

    Correct Answer
    D. Not to mention
    Explanation
    "Sem contar que" em inglês pode ser traduzido como "not to mention" e sempre usamos para enfatizar algo sobre alguém, tanto algo positivo como negativo.

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  • 7. 

    I always buy ____________ (roupas sob medida).

    • A.

      Custom clothes

    • B.

      Costume clothes

    • C.

      Underneath measure clothes

    • D.

      Under measure clothes

    Correct Answer
    A. Custom clothes
    Explanation
    Para dizermos que as roupas são feitas "sob medida" podemos usar custom ou custom-made. Nesse caso custom é um adjetivo por isso lembre-se sempre de usar antes de substantivos como no exemplo: custom clothes.

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  • 8. 

    The test was extremely difficult __________ (tanto que) I couldn't finish it in time. 

    • A.

      So many so that

    • B.

      As much that

    • C.

      So much so that

    • D.

      As many that

    Correct Answer
    C. So much so that
    Explanation
    "So much so that" é a frase em inglês que usamos para dizer "tanto que". As outras frases não são adequadas.

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