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Have a wonderful 2012!

 

 

 
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Recipe For A Happy New Year (Fill in the blanks)

Take twelve whole months,
Clean them __________ of all bitterness, hate, and __________ ,
Make them just as fresh and clean as possible.

Now cut each month into twenty-eight, thirty, or
thirty-one different parts,
but don’t ______  _____  the whole batch at once.
Prepare it one day at a time out of these ___________ .

Mix well into each day one part of faith,
one part of patience, one part of ___________ ,
and one part of work.

Add to each day one part of hope,
____________ , generosity, and kindness.
Blend with one part prayer,
one part meditation, and one good ________ .
Season the whole with a dash of good spirits,
a sprinkle of fun, a pinch of play,
and a _________ of good humor.

Pour all of this into a vessel of love.
Cook __________ over radiant joy,
garnish with a smile,
and serve with quietness, ___________ ,
and cheerfulness.

You’re bound to have a Happy New Year.

~ Author Unknown

Recipe For A Happy New Year (Translations and Explanations)

Take twelve whole months,
Clean them thoroughly of all bitterness, hate, and jealousy,
Make them just as fresh and clean as possible.

  • thoroughly = “muito bem”, cuidadosamente, minuciosamente
  • clean (them) of (…) = remova todo o (…) deles
  • bitterness = amargura
  • hate = ódio
  • jealousy = inveja/ciumes
  • as fresh and clean as possible = tão frescos/novos/puros e limpos quanto possível

Now cut each month into twenty-eight, thirty, or
thirty-one different parts,
but don’t make up the whole batch at once.
Prepare it one day at a time out of these ingredients.

  • cut (something) into ___ pieces = corte (algo) em ____ pedaços
  • make up = preparar/prepare
  • batch = “fornada”, porção
  • at once = de uma vez
  • one day at a time = um dia por vez
  • prepare it (…) out of these ingredients = prepare-o (…) destes ingredientes

Mix well into each day one part of faith,
one part of patience, one part of courage,
and one part of work.

  • mix well = misture bem
  • faith = fé
  • patience = paciência
  • courage = coragem
  • work = trabalho

Add to each day one part of hope,
faithfulness, generosity, and kindness.
Blend with one part prayer,
one part meditation, and one good deed.
Season the whole with a dash of good spirits,
a sprinkle of fun, a pinch of play,
and a cupful of good humor.

  • add = acrescente
  • hope = esperança
  • faithfulness = fidelidade, lealdade, dedicação
  • generosity = generosidade
  • kindness = bondade
  • blend = misture
  • prayer = oração
  • meditation = meditação
  • good deed = boa ação
  • season = tempere
  • the whole = o todo, a (massa) inteira
  • dash = uma “pitada”
  • good spirits = otimismo
  • sprinkle = uma “salpicada”
  • a pinch = uma “pitada”
  • a cupful = um copo (cheio)
  • good humor = bom humor

Pour all of this into a vessel of love.
Cook thoroughly over radiant joy,
garnish with a smile,
and serve with quietness, unselfishness,
and cheerfulness.

  • pour = despeje
  • vessel = vasilhame
  • love = amor
  • cook thoroughly = cozinhe bem
  • over = sobre
  • radiant joy = gozo radiante
  • garnish = enfeitar, ornamentar (especialmente uma porção de comida)
  • smile = sorriso
  • quietness = quietude
  • unselfishness = falta de egoí­smo, generosidade
  • cheerfulness = alegria, animação

You’re bound to have a Happy New Year.

~ Author Unknown

  • you are bound to have… = você muito provavelmente ter…

 

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