Modo de Quiz The Laundry
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stain remover Removedor de manchas, tira-manchas (sounds more natural in a phrase)
starch goma

wring out  Torcer
bleach agua sanitária

Do the laundry.
Lavar roupa.

You should wash the whites and darks separately.
Voce deve lavar as brancas e as pretas separadamente.

I need to do a wash.
Eu tenho que lavar a roupa

I'm going to do a load of laundry. Does anyone have any darks?
Eu estou indo lavar a roupa. Alguém tem roupas pretas (to be washed)

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The stain remover will get rid of that ketchup stain.
O tira-manchas vai tira a mancha de ketchup.

Wring it out and hang it up to dry.
Torça-o e pendure-o no varal.

Hang the clothes out to dry.
Pendure as roupas no varal.

Hang up your shirts in the closet.
Pendure as suas roupas no armário.

Fold the clothes.
Dobrar as roupas

iron ferrro de passar roupa,
wrinkle enrugar, amarrotar

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wrinkled enrugado, amarrotado
crease prega, vinco (de uma calça)
dry-cleaner tinturaria

I need to iron your shirt. It's a bit wrinkled.
Eu tenho que passar a sua camisa. Esta um pouco enrugada/ amarrotada.

shrink - shrank - shrunk encolher
stretch out esticar (-se), estender( -se)
fade debotar
wear out desgastar

My shirt doesn't fit anymore. It shrank in the wash.
Minha camisa não cabe mais em mim. Ela encolheu na lavagem.

Your underwear has shrunk.
Suas roupas intimas encolheram.

The elastic in my socks is stretched out.
O elástico das minhas meias esgaçaram.

Your clothes are getting worn-out. The perfect excuse to go shopping!
Suas roupas estão ficando gastos. A desculpa perfeita para ir às compras.

inside out do avesso
upside down ao contrário

Your shirt is on backwards and inside out!
Sua camisa esta de trás pra frente e do avesso.


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