quinta-feira, 18 de junho de 2009

English in strips - Calvin and Hobbes - Bill Watterson - 1

Nuts (slang) - testicles
Wheel - one of the circular objectts under a car, bycicle, bus, etc. that turns when it moves
Strut - a long thin piece of wood or metal used to support or strengthen part of a vehicle or building
To snap - to break something suddenly with a sharp noise
Darn - used as a mild swear word, instead of saying DAMN; a euphemism of DAMN
Well - an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
Rough - not gentle or careful, violent

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

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