pensar na morte da bezerra

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: to think about the heifer’s death.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /pẽ.ˈsa(ɾ) na ˈmɔɾ.t͡ʃi da be.ˈze.ʁɐ/

Verb[edit]

pensar na morte da bezerra

  1. (informal, idiomatic) to be lost in thought (preoccupied with one’s thoughts rather than paying attention to reality)
    • 1999, Miguel Torga, Diário - Vols. I a IV, Dom Quixote, page 318:
      — Como se a geração passada tivesse gasto a vida a pensar na morte da bezerra!
      — As if the past generation had spent their lives being lost in thought!

Conjugation[edit]

See pensar.

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