- fazer boletim de ocorrência = add an entry into the police blotter
- brincadeira de muito mau gosto = a really nasty practical joke,
e.g., pushing another person into a hole sizzling with angry
rattlesnakes while ROTFLAO, chopping another person's only arm off and pushing him or her into the same hole you pushed the other guy into and
laugh nonstop at it for the rest of the day. You could write a
100,000-page book on it alone.
- registrar/apresentar queixa na delegacia = to file/lodge a complaint at the police station
- pedir indenização = to ask for compensation
- flagrar = to catch (a thief, a burglar etc) red-handed.