LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
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I need to pick up a few things on the way back to the hotel . Feel like stopping at cosmetics store ? We could get some makeup .
I need to buy/obtain/get a few things on the way back to the hotel.
(Please pick up some milk when you go to the supermarket.)
(I picked up some Carioca slang last summer while I was in Rio. [to pick up = to learn without formal study])
(She picked up a cold while on vacation.)
(Where did he pick up that strange accent?)
Feel like = Do you feel like (informal)
(Do you) want to go now? (informal)
(Do you) love me? (informal)
(Does he) care for more coffee? (informal)
I'd like to, but I think I'll pass .I don't have much time today .
I'd like to, but I think I will decline (not do it, accept the offer).
("To pass" is a poker term. It means "to take no action, not to make a bet, not to do anything.) .
John: Would you like more coffee?
Jake: I'll pass. (No, thank you.)
From this context I draw the conclusion that is something like " vou deixar para a próxima vez " but I'm not sure since I didn't find this meaning at something written .
I agree with your translation.
another question : Why in the sentence Feel like ... there is no auxiliary verb ?
Informal English. See above.
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