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chill
If you chill the lemonade, it'll taste nicer.
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to cool the temperature down of something, especially a drink
gelar, arrefecer, refrescar

chill out
I listen to classical music to chill out
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to relax
relaxar, acalmar-se

focus on
He needs to focus on passing his exams and not the World Cup.
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to give special attention to one particular person or thing, or to make people do this
to focus on sth focar-se em alguma coisa, concentrar-se em alguma coisa

focus on
She turned the camera and focus on Martin's face.
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to point a camera or telescope at something, and change the controls slightly so that you can see that thing clearly
focar [objetiva, câmara] to focus (your eyes) on sth focar (a vista em) alguma coisa

recharge
I need to recharge my phone, it's almost dead.
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to put a new supply of electricity into a battery
recarregar

recharge
I'm going to have a weekend away to recharge my batteries.
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to get back your strength and energy again

switch off
Can you switch the laptop off when you're not using it?
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to turn off a machine, light, radio etc using a switch
switch off apagar-se [luz], desligar-se [aquecimento, rádio] switch sth off apagar alguma coisa [a luz], desligar alguma coisa [a TV, o rádio, etc.]

switch off
I hate it when he just switches off and doesn't listen to me.
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to stop thinking about something or listening to someone

wind up
I need to wind up my watch.
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to turn part of a machine around several times, in order to make it move or start working
dar corda a alguma coisa; dar corda em um relógio, brinquedo, etc.

wind up
My little brother used to wind me up all the time. We get on quite well now though!
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to deliberately say or do something that will annoy or worry someone, as a joke
chatear ou enganar alguém

breathtaking
Look at that breathtaking view!
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very impressive, beautiful, or surprising
impressionante; de cortar o fôlego

delightful
Your garden is delightful! I could spend all day there.
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very pleasant
encantador, maravilhoso, agradável

exceptional
Your daughter is an exceptional student.
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unusually good
excecional

perfect
The weather was perfect all week.
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as good as possible, or the best of its kind
perfeito

significant
There have been significant changes in the exam system.
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noticeable or important
significativo, importante

smoothly
The meeting went smoothly and we managed to follow the agenda.
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gracefully or comfortably, with no sudden movements
to go smoothly - correr bem

stunning
You look stunning in that dress.
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extremely beautiful
estonteante, deslumbrante

superb
We went to a new restaurant last night and the cook was superb!
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very good
soberbo, primoroso

cards
Let's play cards.
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a small piece of thick stiff paper with numbers or pictures on them, used to play a particular game
(de baralho) carta

cloth
I have a coat made of thick woollen cloth.
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material used for making clothes and other things
tecido, pano

clothes
He was still in his work clothes.
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the things people wear to cover their bodies or keep them warm
roupa

concrete
We needed tonnes of concrete to build our house.
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a substance used for building that is made by mixing sand, water, small stones, and cement
de cimento, de betão

glasses
Tom wears glasses.
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two pieces of specially cut glass or plastic in a frame, which you wear in order to see more clearly SYN spectacles
óculos

horseback
We always do a bit of horseback riding on holiday.
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riding a horse
on horseback - a cavalo

locals
We asked one of the locals to recommend a café.
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someone who lives in the place where you are or the place that you are talking about
moradores

luggage
Her luggage was in the back of the car.
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the bags and cases that you carry when you are travelling
bagagem

outskirts
They have an apartment on the outskirts of Geneva.
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the parts of a city or town that are furthest from the centre
os arredores

remains
The remains of a temple are just over there.
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the parts of something that are left after the rest has been destroyed
ruínas; sobras, restos

stairs
Abdel ran down the stairs.
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a set of steps built for going from one level of a building to another
escada

time
Customers only have a limited time to examine the goods.
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the thing that is measured in minutes, hours, days, years etc using clocks
tempo

toiletries
I travel light and don't take many toiletries with me on holiday.
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things such as soap that you use when you wash yourself
artigos de higiene pessoal

wood
The boat was made of wood.
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the hard material that trees are made of
madeira, lenha

cool-headed
Mike is cool-headed and can think clearly even when he's in danger.
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able to stay calm even in difficult situations
tranquilo

good with
She's very good with words. I think she'll make a editor.
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able to do something well

great shape
When I finished my triathlon season I was in really great shape.
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in good condition and good health

human nature
What characterises our human nature?
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belonging to or relating to people, especially as opposed to machines or animals

inventive
Please take some time and try to come up with an inventive solution to the problem.
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using new and interesting ideas

know-how
The candidate possesses the necessary know-how.
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knowledge, practical ability, or skill

mind
It's currently impossible to fully understand the human mind.
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your thoughts or your ability to think, feel, and imagine things
mente, cabeça

sense of humour
It's vital to have a sense of humour in this job
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the ability or tendency to think that things are funny, or funny things you say that show you have this ability
sentido de humor

sharp
The journalist had a sharp mind.
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able to think and understand things very quickly, and not easily deceived
esperto, atento ter um raciocínio rápido

advice
Can you give me some advice about buying a house?
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the things you say to someone when you tell them what you think they should do
conselhos a piece/word of advice um conselho

equipment
We now have new computer equipment for our office.
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the things that you need to do a job or sport
equipamento, material

furniture
The desk was the only piece of furniture in the room.
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large objects in a room, such as chairs, tables, and beds
móveis, mobiliário, mobília

information
The book contains information about many subjects.
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facts or details about a situation, person, or event
informações; a piece of information uma informação

news
Did you watch the six o'clock news?
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information about something that has happened recently
notícia(s) a piece of news uma notícia the news o noticiário

research
Conner spent eight years on cell damage research.
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a study on a subject in detail so that you can discover new facts about it
pesquisa, investigação

room
Is there enough room in the fridge for the shopping?
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space somewhere for a particular thing, person, or activity
quarto, sala, espaço, lugar

trouble
We've been having trouble with the new computer system.
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problems or difficulties
problema, dificuldade

weather
What's the weather like today?
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the temperature and other conditions such as sun, rain, and wind
tempo


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