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