Unplug

un·plug (ʌnˈplʌg) verb. 1. to remove an electric plug from an outlet 2. to free from an obstruction 3. to disconnect (an appliance, a telephone, etc.) by removing a plug 4. v.i. to become unplugged   des·co·nec·tar Don’t you ever feel compelled to be permanently connected, as in fulfilling a duty? Then, with disconnecting, your hands start shaking, your heart speeds up and your mind just can’t stop. Don’t you persistently have this uncontrollable urge to be […]

Brilho

bri·lho (‘bɾiʎu) substantivo. 1. fulgor ou luz que um corpo emite ou reflecte 2. esplendor; magnificência 3. vivacidade 4. o que impressiona positivamente glow How to say brilho in English? A few years ago I wrote about this, regarding the type of brilho talent has. This is one of those rare situations in which Portuguese seems to be way simpler than English. Why is it so hard? The challenge […]

Awe

awe (ô) noun. an overwhelming feeling of respect, reverence, admiration, fear or wonder, often inspired by something majestic or extremely powerful.    es·pan·to There is a quite famous quote, often attributed to Albert Einstein, that reads that “there are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The […]

Blindfolded

fear of speaking

blind·fold·ed (blaɪndfəʊldɪd) adjective. 1. wearing a blindfold; covering the eyes with or as if with a bandage. 2. prevented from seeing and especially from comprehending.   às·ce·gas   Lê este artigo em Português aqui.   12 raisins, 12 wishes, a handful of resolutions, 12 months to fulfill them all. Even so, the only sure thing about the future is that it always follows a present. Everything else is just jumping blindfolded.   And you […]