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False Friends: English and Portuguese

False Friends: English and Portuguese

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Published by willem rabbeljee
Long, but not complete list of false friends (false cognates) in the English-Portuguese language connection.
Long, but not complete list of false friends (false cognates) in the English-Portuguese language connection.

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Published by: willem rabbeljee on Sep 05, 2008
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false friends
ENGLISH
PORTUGUESE
PORTUGUESE
ENGLISH
Abstract (n)
resumo
abstracto (adj)
conceptual; absent-minded
Actual (adj)
real, verdadeiro
Atual
present, current
Actually (adv)
na verdade, o fato é que...
Atualmente
nowadays, currently, today
Adept (n)
profundo conhecedor
Adepto
follower
advise (v)
aconselhar
avisar
to warn
Agenda (n)
pauta do dia
Agenda
diary
to amass(v)
 juntar, acumular
Amassar
to knead; to bash
anecdote(n)
historieta
anedota
 joke
to annotate
comentar, observar
anotar
to write down
to announce
tornar público
anunciar
(also) to advertise
anthem (n)
hino
antena
antenna, aerial
Anticipate (v)
prever, aguardar
Antecipar
to do sthing in advance
Application (n)
inscrição
Aplicação (financeira)
investment
to appoint (v)
nomear, designar
apontar
point out, indicate
Appointment (n)
compromisso, hora marcada
Apontamento
note
Appreciation (n)
gratidão, reconhecimento
Apreciação
 judgement
Argument (n)
discussão, bate boca
Argumento
point of view
arm (n)
braço
arma
gun
army (n)
exército
arma
gun
Assess (v)
avaliar
acessar
to access
Assist (v)
ajudar, dar suporte
Assistir
to attend, to watch
Assume (v)
presumir
Assumir
to take over
Attend (v)
participar
Atender
to help, to answer
Audience (n)
Platéia, público
Audiência
court appearance
batter (n)
massa (doces)
bater
to hit, to strike
Balcony (n)
sacada
Balcão
counter
barracks(n)
quartel
barracas
tents
Beef (n)
carne de vaca, carne de gado
Bife
steak
Bonnet (n)
touca, capô
boné
cap
brave (adj)corajosobravoangry
café (n)
café (bar)
café
coffee
Cafeteria (n)
refeitório
Cafeteira
coffee pot
camera (n)
m´quina fotográfica
câmara
tube (de pneu), chamber
candid (adj)
sincero
cândido
innocent, naive
cargo (n)
carga
cargo
post, job
Carton (n)
caixa de papelão
Cartão
Card, cardboard
Cartoon(n)
cartum, desenho animado
Cartão
Card, cardboard
casualty (n)
baixa, vitíma de acidente
casualidade
chance
chef (n)
cozinheiro
chefe
boss, leader
Cigar (n)
charuto
Cigarro
cigarette
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collar (n)
gola, colarinho, coleira
colar
necklace
College (n)
faculdade
Colégio
high school
Commodity(n)
artigo, mercadoria
comodidade
comfort
Competition (n)
concorrência
Competição
contest
Comprehensive (adj)
abrangente, amplo, completo
Compreensivo
understanding
Compromise (v)
entrar em acordo
Compromisso
appointment, date
concourse (n)
salão
concurso
contest
conservatory (n)
estufa (plantas)
Conservatório
School of music, arts
consistant (with) (adj)
compatível (com)
constistente
solid, firm, thick
constipation (n)
obstipação intestinal
constipação
A cold
Contest (n)
concurso
Contexto
context
Convenient (adj)
prático
Conveniente
appropriate
Costume (n) )
fantasia (roupa)
Costume
custom, habit
courier (n)
mensageiro
correio
Post-office
data (n)
dados, fatos
data
date
deception (n)
logro, fraude
decepção
disappointment
decorate (v)
pintar, decorar
decorar
to memorize
delight (n)
prazer
delito
crime, offence
design (v/n)
criar, projetar/projeto, estilo
designar
to appoint
disgust (n)
nojo
desgosto
grief, sorrow
distraction (n)
interrupção, desorientação
distracção
absence of mind, amusement
to divert (v)
desviar,distrair
divertir
to amuse, to entertain
door (n)
porta
dor
pain
Editor (n)
redator
Editor
publisher
Educated (adj)
instruído
Educado
polite
enjoy (v)
desfrutar
enjoar
to feel sick
Enroll (v)
Inscrever-se
Enrolar
to roll
envy (v)
invejar
enviar
to send
Eventually (adv)
algum dia, finalmente
Eventualmente
occasionally
Exciting (adj)
empolgante
Excitante
thrilling, turn on
Exit (n, v)
saída, sair
Êxito
success
Expert (n)
especialista
Esperto
cunning, smart, clever
experiment (v)
fazer experiências
experimentar
to try
exquisite (adj)
belo, refinado
esquisito
strange, odd
Fabric (n)
tecido
Fábrica
plant, factory
fat (adj)
gordo
fato
fact
fatality (n)
morte, accidente fatal
fatalidade
fate, destiny, misfortune
figure (n)
número
figura
image, illustration
form (n)
formulário
forma
way, means
genial (adj)
afável, aprazível, amável
genial
brilliant
gentle (adj)
delicado
gentil
kind
gracious (adj)
clemente
gracioso
cute, graceful
Graduate program (n)
Curso de pós-graduação
Curso de graduação
undergraduate program
grand (adj)
importante
grande
big
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gratuity (n)
gratificação, gorjeta
gratuidade
being free of charge
grip (v)
agarrar firme
Gripe
flu
gymnasium (n)
ginásio
ginásio (escola)
 junior high school
hazard (n, v)
risco, arriscar
azar
bad luck
Idiom (n)
expressão idiomática
Idioma
language
to ignore (v)
fingir não ver/ouvir/saber'
ignorar
not knowing
Ingenious (adj)
engenhoso
Ingênuo
naive
ingenuity (n)
engenho, cap. De invenção
ingenuidade
naivity, innocence
injury (n)
ferimento
injúria
insult
inscription (n)
gravação em relevo (metal etc.)
inscrição
registration, application
Intend (v)
pretender
Entender
understanding
 jar (n)
pote
 jarra
pitcher
Journal (n)
revista especializada
Jornal
newspaper
 just (adv)
apenas
 justo
tight
lamp (n)
luminária
lâmpada
light bulb
Large (adj)
grande, espaçoso
Largo
wide, broad
laser (n)
LASER
lazer
leisure
Lecture (n)
palestra, aula
Leitura
reading
Legend (n)
lenda
Legenda
subtitle
Library (n)
biblioteca
Livraria
book shop
location (n)
localização
locação
rental
long (adj)
comprido
longe
far
Lunch (n)
almoço
Lanche
snack
magazine (n)
revista especializada
magazine
department store
mascara (n)
rÍmel (olho)
máscara
mask
Mayor (n)
prefeito
Maior
bigger
media (n)
meio de comunicação
média
average
medicine (n)
remédio, medicina
medicina
medicine
moisture (n)
umidade
mistura
mix(ture), blend
morose (adj)
Mal-humorado
moroso
slow, lingering
Notice ( n)
nota, aviso, comunicação
Notícia
news
To notice (v)
reparar, aperceber-se
noticiar
inform
Novel (n)
romance
Novela
soap opera
offensive (adj)
desgradável,repugnante
ofensivo
insulting, rude
office (n)
escritório
oficial
official
ordinary (adj)
normal, comum
ordinário
vulgar
pace (n)
ritmo
passo
step
Parents (n)
pais
Parentes
relatives
Particular (adj)
específico, exacto
Particular
private, personal
Pasta (n)
massa (macarrão)
Pasta
paste, briefcase, FOLDER
patio (n)
átrio
pátio
courtyard
pavement (n)
calçada
pavimento
floor
peculiar (adj)
odd, strange
peculiar
typical, characteristic
phrase (n)
expressão sintagma
frase
sentence
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