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

quinta-feira, 17 de setembro de 2009

English in comics - Momma - Mell Lazarus

Sort of (informal) - somewhat; rather
Idly - in an idle manner, lazily
Trapeze - a swing used by circus acrobats

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

terça-feira, 15 de setembro de 2009

English in comics - Peanuts - Charles M. Schulz

Glossary:
To behave - to show certain behavio, to conductor to comport oneself
To hear - to perceive sound via the auditory sense

References:
www.wordreference.com

domingo, 13 de setembro de 2009

English in comics - Calvin and Hobbes - Bill Waterson

Glossary:
To mean - to have in mind as a purpose
To barf - to vomit, to puke
To yell - to utter or to declare in a very loud voice
To wreck - to cause the destruction of in or as if in a collision, to break

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