New words in English

As palavras que aprendi essa semana ao estudar Inglês = )

Words that I learned this week studying English = )

1 – chasing: verb (present participle chasing, past tense and past participle chased). To run after someone or something in order to catch them or it: The dog was chasing a rabbit. (caçar, correr atrás de, enxotar)

2 – noncommittal: adjective [not gradable/ˌnɑn·kəˈmɪt̬·əl / . Not ​expressing a ​clear ​opinion or ​decision: The ​ambassador was noncommittal about the ​introduction of ​further ​sanctions.

3 – chipping: verb /tʃɪp/ (present participle chipping, past tense and past participle chipped). To break a small piece off something that is hard: She chipped her tooth when she fell off her bike. (lascar)

4 – pursuit: noun /pəˈsjuːt/  [no plural] the act of following someone or something to try to catch them: The police are in pursuit of a 25-year-old murder suspect. (perseguição)

5 – attempted: verb /əˈtempt/ to try to do something: He attempted to escape through a window. ( tentar)

6 –  concocted: verb /kənˈkɑkt/  1 – to ​invent a ​story or ​excuse: He concocted the ​story because he did not ​want to do his ​chores. 2 – To concoct is also to make something new from different things: He concocted a ​tasty ​stew from the leftovers.

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