quinta-feira, 10 de abril de 2014

Heathen:  pagão, bárbaro, homem bruto, pagão, bárbaro
Synonyms: barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, savage, heathenish, natural, Neanderthal (or Neandertal), rude, uncivil, uncivilized, uncultivated, wild

“Old missionaries who mistakenly thought that they were going off to China to tame the heathen hordes.”         (www.merriam-webster.com)


Buck the system: Ir contra o sistema ou a forma normal de fazer as coisas
“Tom spent much of his working life bucking the system, which explains why he didn't get many promotions.”


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