LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||15/ABR/2006 3:40 PM|
1- Tenha piedade!
I can't believe it!
(There are many ways to say more or less the same thing.)
2- Colocar alguém contra a parede!
To be between a rock and a hard place
I was between a rock and a hard place. I had to tell the truth.
To be had by the short and curlies
He had me by the short and curlies. I had to give him your name.
To be had where they (someone) wanted me
The boss had me where he wanted me. I have to fire Doris, whether I wanted to or not.
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