Portuguese translation of 'slippery'
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Example Sentences Including 'slippery'
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We made it like eels, wet and slippery after a shower '.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
Your daughter tried very hard to get back the money from her landlord but he proved to be an incredibly slippery character.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He insists on hobbling all the way along the slippery garden path to see me out.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He's a slippery character who can be charming when he wishes to be.The Sun (2014)
Plus they're rather slippery to sit on.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This has to be done on a slippery floor - vinyl works well.The Sun (2012)
So the lines were extremely slippery and wet.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This duality can make for a slippery character.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Soon the floor was slippery with blood.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The floors were slippery with blood.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The problem was that the floor was so slippery.The Sun (2012)
There's bound to be a slippery character behind a move like that.The Sun (2016)
They can be slippery when wet and are sometimes unstable.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Well, it's because of those signs in shopping centres that tell us the floor is slippery when wet.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He slipped because the path was slippery.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This makes the term a rather slippery one and perhaps best avoided.Critical Social Research (1990)
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'slippery' in Other Languages
British English: slippery /ˈslɪpərɪ; -prɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is slippery is smooth, wet, or greasy, making it difficult to walk on or to hold.
Motorists were warned about slippery roads.
- American English: slippery
- Arabic: زَلِق
- Brazilian Portuguese: escorregadio
- Chinese: 滑的
- Croatian: sklizak
- Czech: kluzký
- Danish: glat
- Dutch: glibberig
- European Spanish: resbaladizo
- Finnish: liukas
- French: glissant
- German: rutschig
- Greek: γλιστερός
- Italian: scivoloso
- Japanese: 滑りやすい
- Korean: 미끄러운
- Norwegian: glatt
- Polish: śliski
- European Portuguese: escorregadio
- Romanian: alunecos
- Russian: скользкий
- Spanish: resbaladizo
- Swedish: hal
- Thai: ลื่น
- Turkish: kaygan
- Ukrainian: слизький
- Vietnamese: trơn
Translation of slippery from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary