terça-feira, 29 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Calvin and Hobbes - Bill Waterson

Glossary:
Stuff (informal) - unspecified material
Rice - the starchy grain of a cereal grass (Oryza sativa), used as a staple food throughout the world Figure
To hate - to detest, dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
Maggots - the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter Figure
Meal - the food served and eaten at one time
To wish - to hope for; have a wish
To require - to have need of
Travel - the act of going from one place to another
To wait - to remain or stay in expectation of; await
'Til - Contraction of until, up to the time that
To tell - to let something be known, to say
Dinner - the chief meal of the day, eaten in the evening or at midday

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com
www.wordreference.com

domingo, 27 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Monty - Jim Meddick

Glossary:
Freaked out - scared
Owl - nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes. Figure
C'mon - contraction of come on, to stop an inappropriate behavior; abandon a position or an attitude; be obliging. Used chiefly in the imperative.
Feather - the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
To fool - to hoax, to trick
Still - not in physical motion, static
All of a sudden - Suddenly, happening unexpectedly
To spin around - revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com
www.wordreference.com

sábado, 26 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Liberty Meadows - Frank Cho

Glossary:
Luck - an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome, fortune
To sneak in - to enter surreptitiously (in a secret manner)
Sunny - full of or exposed to sunlight
Warm - somewhat hotter than temperate; having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat; moderately hot
Hint - a slight indication
Clouds - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
Seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
Weather - the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place, with respect to variables such as temperature, moisture, wind velocity, and barometric pressure
Wrong - not in conformity with fact or truth; incorrect or erroneous

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

segunda-feira, 21 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Garfield - Jim Davis

Glossary:
Stamp - a token that postal fees have been paid
Letter - a written message addressed to a person or organization
Santa - Santa Claus
Server - (computing) a computer or program that supplies data or resources to other machines on a network
To crash - (of a computer system or program) to fail suddenly and completely because of a malfunction
Gee (interj.) - used as a mild expletive or exclamation, as of surprise, enthusiasm, or sympathy.
To guess - to make an estimate or conjecture

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

domingo, 20 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - The perrybible fellowship - Nicholas Gurewitch

Glossary:
To fly - travel through the air; be airborne
Baboon - large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles (forward projecting part of the head of certain animals, includes the jaws and nose) Figure
Prime Minister - chancellor, premier, the person who is head of state (in several countries)
Death - the event of dying or departure from life
To rule - to determine and declare authoritatively

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com
www.wordreference.com

sábado, 19 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - B.C. - Johnny Hart

Glossary:
To hate - to feel dislike or distaste for
To bother - to intrude on without invitation or warrant; disturb
Antler - one of a pair of hornlike, bony, deciduous growths, usually elongated and branched, on the head of a deer, moose, elk, caribou, or other member of the deer family

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com

quarta-feira, 16 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Monty - Jim Meddick

Glossary:
Owl - nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes. Figure
To chill out - to relax
To breathe - to inhale and exhale air, especially when naturally and freely
Bag - a container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items
To feel - to seem with respect to a given sensation given
Anxiety - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
Brain - that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord. Figure
Damage - injury or harm impairing the function or condition of a person or thing

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

segunda-feira, 14 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Liberty Meadows - Frank Cho

Glossary:
Whoa (interj.) - used as a command to stop, as to a horse
Sign - structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted
To allow - to consent to, to give permission, to permit
Ball park - is the venue where baseball is played, baseball stadium
Dennis Franz - figure

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

sexta-feira, 11 de dezembro de 2009

quarta-feira, 9 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Zack Hill - John Deering and John Newcombe

Glossary:
To catch - to grab so as to stop the motion of
Snowflakes - a crystal of snow (frozen precipitation in the form of white or translucent hexagonal ice crystals that fall in soft, white flakes)
Tongue - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity, lingua
To watch out - be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one's guard, be careful
Heavy - of comparatively great physical weight or density

Reference:
www.wordreference.com

terça-feira, 8 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Momma - Mell Lazarus

Glossary:
Sigh - suspiration, an utterance made by exhaling audibly
Skinny - having unattractive thinness
Chubby - euphemism for slightly fat

Reference:
www.wordreference.com

domingo, 6 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Unknown author

Glossary:
Shaving - depilation, the act of removing beard or other body hair with a razor or shaver
To bump - to strike or collide with

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com

sexta-feira, 4 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Monty - Jim Meddick

Glossary:
Neighbor - a person who lives (or is located) near another
Owl - nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes. Figure
To scare - To fright, to cause fear in
So far - up to the present
Pidgeon - is a common name for birds of the taxonomic family Columbidae, whose most common species is Rock pidgeon. Figure
Deep-seated - implanted, ingrained, planted
Fear - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger
To fear - to be afraid or scared of; to be frightened of
Once - at some indefinite time in the past
To rent - to obtain occupancy or use of (another's property) in return for regular payments

References:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/
http://www.wordreference.com/

quinta-feira, 3 de dezembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Frank & Ernest - Thaves

Glossary:
Berry - a small, juicy, fleshy fruit, such as a blackberry or raspberry, regardless of its botanical structure
Landscaping - working as a landscape gardener
To sweep (away) - to destroy completely
Strong - intense
Currant - any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams

References:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/
http://www.wordreference.com/

segunda-feira, 30 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - The perrybible fellowship - Nicholas Gurewitch

Glossary:
To fall - to descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
Shit (vulgar) - obscene term for feces
To look - to employ one's sight, especially in a given direction or on a given object
To catch - to grab so as to stop the motion of
First - the ordinal number matching the number one in a series.
Snowflake - a crystal of snow (frozen precipitation in the form of white or translucent hexagonal ice crystals that fall in soft, white flakes)
Season - One of the four natural divisions of the year, spring, summer, fall, and winter, in the North and South Temperate zones. Each season, beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, is characterized by specific meteorological or climatic conditions.

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com
www.wordreference.com

domingo, 29 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Peanuts - Charles M. Schulz

Glossary:
Jealous - resentful or bitter in rivalry; envious; painfully desirous of another's advantages
Curly - (of hair) having curls or waves
To worry - to feel uneasy or concerned about something; be troubled.
Quite - to the greatest extent; completely
Ponytail - a hair style that draws the hair back so that it hangs down in back of the head like a pony's tail

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

sexta-feira, 27 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Liberty Meadows - Frank Cho

Glossary:
To allow - to consent to, to give permission, to permit
Ball park - is the venue where baseball is played, baseball stadium
To break - to destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments, to fracture
Tail - the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
Bone - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com
www.wikipedia.com

quarta-feira, 25 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - The Wizard of Id - Parker and Hart

Glossary:
To fulfill - to bring into actuality; effect
Oath - a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior
To build - to develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create
Army - a large body of people organized and trained for land warfare
Notice - a written or printed announcement, a formal announcement, notification, or warning
Draft - compulsory military service

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com
www.wordreference.com

segunda-feira, 23 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Monty - Jim Meddick

Glossary:
To wake up - to stop sleeping
Ghost - the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
Thanksgiving - The fourth Thursday of November, observed as a legal holiday in the United States to commemorate the feast held at Plymouth in 1621 by the Pilgrim colonists and members of the Wampanoag people and marked by the giving of thanks to God for harvest and health
Sort - an approximate definition or example
Guilt - remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence
Trip - a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com
www.wordreference.com

domingo, 22 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - B.C. - Johnny Hart

Glossary:
To make up - to constitute; form
Traveling - itinerant, touring
Ingenious - clever, showing inventiveness and skill
Last - immediately past
To agree - to come into or be in accord, as of opinion

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com
www.wordreference.com

sexta-feira, 20 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Garfield - Jim Davis


Glossary:
Deed - a usually praiseworthy act
Warm - 1 - having or displaying warmth or affection; loving; passionate; 2 - somewhat hotter than temperate; having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat; moderately hot
Feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states
Sweater - a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

terça-feira, 17 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Liberty Meadows - Frank Cho

Glossary:
Folks (informal) - people in general
Spring - the season of the year, occurring between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to comprise March, April, and May.
To head off - to depart or set out
Season - one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
To take out - cause to leave
Crowd - a large number of things or people considered together
Pussycat (informal) - one who is regarded as easygoing, mild-mannered, or amiable
To forget - be unable to remember

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

segunda-feira, 16 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Calvin and Hobbes - Bill Waterson

Glossary:
Quick - with little or no delay
To turn off - to stop the operation, activity, or flow of; shut off
To lose - fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
Mind - that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
To find out - learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
To bet - think, believe, maintain with or as if with a bet (the act of gambling)
Ceiling - the upper interior surface of a room
To drip - to fall in drops
Medicine - something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Cabinet - an upright, cupboardlike repository with shelves, drawers, or compartments for the safekeeping or display of objects.

References:
http://www.wordreference.com/
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

sábado, 7 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Monty - Jim Meddick

Glossary:
Candy - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
Bag - a container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items
To hide - prevent from being seen or discovered
Matter - (used with negation) having consequence
To beg - to ask for as charity
Grocery - a store selling foodstuffs and various household supplies

References:
http://www.wordreference.com
http://www.thefreedictionary.com

sexta-feira, 6 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Momma - Mell Lazarus

Glossary:
Darling - a dearly beloved person
To advise - to offer advice to; counsel; recomend; suggest
To drop - to terminate an association or a relationship with; dismiss
To find - to meet with or discover by chance
Advice - opinion about what could or should be done about a situation or problem; counsel.
Anyway - in any case; at least

References:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

quinta-feira, 5 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Garfield - Jim Davis

Glossary:
Rubber - latex from trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus); any of numerous synthetic elastic materials of varying chemical composition with properties similar to those of natural rubber.
Fun - enjoyment; amusement

References:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com

quarta-feira, 4 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Wizard of Id - Parker and Hart

Glossary:
To change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
Will - testament, a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
To leave - leave or give by will after one's death
Husband - a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
Heart - an inclination or tendency of a certain kind
To die - pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

Reference:
www.wordreference.com

domingo, 1 de novembro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - The perrybible fellowship - Nicholas Gurewitch

Glossary:
Honey - a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
To get out - to leave or escape
Early - before the usual time or the time expected
To wait - look forward to the probable occurrence of
Lizard - any of numerous reptiles of the suborder Sauria or Lacertilia, characteristically having a scaly elongated body, movable eyelids, four legs, and a tapering tail.

References:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/
http://www.wordreference.com/

sexta-feira, 30 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Calvin and Hobbes - Bill Waterson

Glossary:
To suppose - to consider as a suggestion
To turn off - to stop the operation, activity, or flow of; shut off
To take apart - to divide into pieces, separate, disassemble
Faucet - a device for regulating the flow of a liquid from a reservoir such as a pipe or drum
To fix - to repair
Moron - a stupid person; a dolt.
To leak - to have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out
To pass out - distribute
Apology - an acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense

References:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com
http://thesaurus.reference.com/

terça-feira, 27 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Monty - Jim Meddick

Glossary:
To carve - to cut into a desired shape
Too - more than enough; excessively.
Scary - causing fright or alarm.
To freak out (Informal) - to be or cause to be in a heightened emotional state, such as that of fear, anger, or excitement
Bloodcurdling - causing great horror; terrifying.
Scream - a long, loud, piercing cry or sound.

References:
http://www.wordreference.com
http://www.thefreedictionary.com

domingo, 25 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Liberty Meadows - Frank Cho

Glossary:
To let - to give permission or opportunity to; allow
To get - enter or assume a certain state or condition
Job - a position in which one is employed.
To give up - to desist from; stop
Late - coming, occurring, or remaining after the correct, usual, or expected time
Cable - cable television
Dating - an engagement to go out socially with another person, often out of romantic interest.

References:
http://www.wordreference.com/
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

sexta-feira, 23 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - The perrybible fellowship - Nicholas Gurewitch

Glossary:
Bee - any of numerous hymenopterous insects (superfamily Apoidea) that differ from the related wasps especially in the heavier hairier body and in having sucking as well as chewing mouthparts, that feed on pollen and nectar, and that store both and often also honey

References:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/

quarta-feira, 21 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Monica's gang - Maurício de Sousa

Glossary:
Strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected
To wish - to feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of
Well - a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine

References:
www.wordreference.com

segunda-feira, 19 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Cyanide and Happiness - Rob

Glossary:
Fur - dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals
Murder - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
Dang - a euphemistic word for damn
Candy apple red (color) - the name code used by manufacturing companies to define a shade of red similar to the red caramelized sugar coating on candied apples. (Visualizar o tom)

References:
www.wikipedia.com
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

sábado, 17 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - Calvin and Hobbes - Bill Waterson

Glossary:
To fix - to repair
Faucet - a device for regulating the flow of a liquid from a reservoir such as a pipe or drum
To take apart - to divide into pieces, separate, disassemble
To leak - to have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out
To plug up - to become plugged, to fill (a hole) tightly with or as if with a plug
To put back - to return to its former place
Nope - (informal) - exclamation used to say "no"
Handle - grip, the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
To get off - to disassemble, dismount
Hacksaw - a saw consisting of a tough, fine-toothed blade stretched taut in a frame, used for cutting metal (FIGURE)

References:
http://thesaurus.reference.com
http://dictionary.reference.com/
http://www.wordreference.com
http://www.thefreedictionary.com

sexta-feira, 16 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - B.C. - Johnny Hart

Glossary:
Helmet - A head covering of hard material, such as leather, metal, or plastic, worn by football players, firefighters, construction workers, motorcyclists, and others to protect the head.
Wheel - A solid disk or a rigid circular ring connected by spokes to a hub, designed to turn around an axle passed through the center.
To motor - To drive or travel in a motor vehicle

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com

quarta-feira, 14 de outubro de 2009

Inglês em quadrinhos - The perrybible fellowship - Nicholas Gurewitch

Glossary:
To seem - to have the appearance or give the impression of being or doing, to appear
To nab (informal) - to seize (a fugitive or wrongdoer); arrest.
Hooligan - a tough and aggressive or violent youth.

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

terça-feira, 13 de outubro de 2009

English in comics - Liberty Meadows - Frank Cho

Glossary:
Springtime - the season of spring, occurring between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive
To shine - to emit light
Brigthly - brilliantly
Winter - the usually coldest season of the year, occurring between autumn and spring
To stir - to move about actively
To shed - to lose a natural growth or covering by natural process
Thick - relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension; not thin

References:
www.thefreedictionary.com

quinta-feira, 8 de outubro de 2009

English in comics - B.C. - Johnny Hart


Glossary:
To sweep - To clean or clear, as of dirt, with or as if with a broom or brush
Floor - The surface of a room on which one stands.
Disgusting - Arousing disgust; repugnant.
To water - to supply with water.
Pond - A still body of water smaller than a lake.

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

terça-feira, 6 de outubro de 2009

English in comics - Calvin and Hobbes - Bill Waterson

Glossary:
Tool - A device, such as a saw, used to perform or facilitate manual or mechanical work.
Faucet - a device for regulating the flow of a liquid from a reservoir such as a pipe or drum.
To drip - to fall in drops
To fix - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken, repair
Doom - an unpleasant or disastrous destiny

References:
www.wordreference.com
www.thefreedictionary.com

domingo, 4 de outubro de 2009

English in comics - Garfield - Jim Davis

Glossary:
Bored - feeling tired and impatient because you have lost interest in somebody/something or because you have nothing to do
To strive - To exert much effort or energy; endeavor

References:
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary
www.wordreference.com

sexta-feira, 2 de outubro de 2009

English in comics - Wizard of Id - Parker and Hart


Glossary:
Swill - A mixture of liquid and solid food, such as table scraps, fed to animals, especially pigs; slop
Same - Being the very one; identical

References:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com

terça-feira, 29 de setembro de 2009

English in comics - Peanuts - Charles M. Schulz

Glossary:
Kind of (informal) - rather; somewhat
To wonder - to think about something with curiosity or doubt
Warm - moderately hot
Ownership - right of possession or proprietorship
Sleeping bag - A large, warmly lined, usually zippered bag for sleeping, especially outdoors.
To seem - to appear to be true, probable, or evident

References:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

domingo, 27 de setembro de 2009

quarta-feira, 23 de setembro de 2009

English in comics - Liberty Meadows - Frank Cho

Glossary:
Research - Scholarly or scientific investigation or inquiry.
To bring home the bacon (phrasal verb) - To earn a living, especially for a family; to achieve desired results; have success.
Glad - experiencing or exhibiting joy and pleasure
To stump - to cause to be at a loss; baffle
Throbbing - pounding or beating strongly or violently
Forehead - the part of the face between the natural hairline and the eyes

References:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

segunda-feira, 21 de setembro de 2009

English in comics - Calvin and Hobbes - Bill Waterson

Glossary:
Own - of or belonging to oneself or itself
Ought - should, used to express a natural expectation
Power tool - device powered by an electric motor, a compressed air motor, or a gasoline engine. Ex: drill (furadeira), electric chain saw (serra-eléctrica), electric sander (lixadeira eléctrica).

References:
http://www.wordreference.com/
http://www.merriam-webster.com/
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

sábado, 19 de setembro de 2009

English in comics - The perrybible fellowship - Nicholas Gurewitch

Glossary:
Guys (informal) - fellows, persons of either sex
To check out - to look at
Lenses - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images

References:
http://www.wordreference.com
http://www.thefreedictionary.com