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Autor:  orlando
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Data:  19/MAI/2003 12:49 PM
Assunto:  Re: Figure ?
 
Mensagem:  Oi, Tem varios dicionarios ONLINE onde pode conseguir essa informacao. FIGURE: as noun 1. figure noun a well-known person: "they studied all the great figures in the history of France" 2. figure noun the impression produced by a person: "he cut a fine figure"; "a heroic figure" 3. figure noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material: "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2" 4. figure noun a representation of a bodily form (especially of a person): "he made a figure of Santa Claus" 5. figure noun an amount of money expressed numerically: "a figure of $17 was suggested" as noun(countable) 6. figure noun(countable) (n)You figure is the shape of your body.: Take pride in your health and your figure. 7. figure noun(countable) (n)A figure is a particular amount expressed as a number, especially a statistic.: It will not be long before the inflation figure starts to fall. 8. figure noun(countable) (n)In art, a figure is a person in a drawing or a painting, or a statue of a person.: We're talking about the life-size bronze figure of a brooding, hooded woman. 9. figure noun(countable) (n)You refer to someone that you can see as a figure when you cannot see them clearly or when you are describing them.: A figure in a blue dress appeared in the doorway. 10. figure noun(countable) (n)Someone who is referred to as a figure of a particular kind is a person who is well-known and important in some way.: The movement is supported by key figures in the three main political parties. 11. figure noun(countable) (n)If you say that someone is, for example, a mother figure or a hero figure, you mean that other people regard them as the type of person stated or suggested.: Men often feel the need for a mother figure who is not in fact related to them. as phrasal verb 12. figure phrasal verb (ph.v)If you 'figure out' a solution to a problem or the reason for something, you succeed in solving it or understanding it; an informal expression.: I don't have to be a detective to figure that out. as phrase 13. figure phrase (phrase)If you 'figure on' something, you plan that it will happen or assume that it will happen when making your plans; an informal expression.: Jack worked as hard as he could to build his business, but he hadn't figured on a few obstacles. as phrases 14. figure phrases (phrases)If you 'keep your figure', you stay slim. If you 'lose your figure', you become rather fat.: You'll lose your girlish figure if you don't watch out. as verb 15. figure out verb find the solution to (a problem or question): understand the meaning of: "did you figure out the problem?" 16. figure verb understand (informal): "He didn't figure her" 17. figure verb imagine; see in one's mind: "I can't figure him on horseback!" 18. figure verb be or play a part of or in: "Elections figure prominently in every government program"; "How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?" as verb(transitive) 19. figure verb(transitive) (v)If you figure that something is the case, you think or guess that it is the case; an informal use.: She figured that both she and Ned had learned a lot from the experience. as verb(transitive), no passive 20. figure verb(transitive), no passive (v)If someone or something figures in something, they appear or are included in it.: Human rights violations figured prominently in the report. hugs, orlando


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Figure ?  –  Marlon  19/MAI/2003, 10:02 AM
 Re: Figure ?  –  orlando  19/MAI/2003, 12:49 PM

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