Portuguese translation of 'snake'
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It would be unfair to accuse them of selling snake oil.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
See a grass snake swimming in the back garden.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
A small snake carved from marble curls nearby.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
And not a snake, of course.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Drive up the steep, snaking road and you find a modern resort.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
My mum said she didn't mind tortoises but drew the line at snakes.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The idea of a poisonous snake makes nature rather too close.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The snake was moved and released in an area well away from the camp.The Sun (2015)
Then he turned around and saw his first mushroom cloud, snaking thin and beautiful up into the atmosphere behind him.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There were snakes and spiders, as well as an old leopard who would come by.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Thus the tentacles of an octopus are being compared with the body of a snake.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
What it really is is the peddling of cultural snake oil.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Yes, there really are snakes two yards long in this country.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Longer and longer grew the snake as security and police stood by.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The first is for the main church, where there is no entry charge or laborious security, so the snake of people moves quickly.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Humans should all regard that large snake as their role model.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is always wise in Westminster to keep an eye out for reptiles and snakes of all description, many of which are poisonous.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Its main oddity is its ability to twist its head around and look like a snake.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
One woman reported a venomous western brown snake in her fridge.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They also saw white sea cucumbers curled like snakes around the mineral stacks.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Is it because both snakes and spiders move in a disturbingly counter-intuitive way?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I've learned that to get new ideas accepted, one needs to be as "shrewd as a snake and harmless as a dove.Christianity Today (2000)
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'snake' in Other Languages
British English: snake /sneɪk/ NOUN
A snake is a long, thin reptile with no legs.
- American English: snake
- Arabic: ثُعْبَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: cobra
- Chinese: 蛇
- Croatian: zmija
- Czech: had
- Danish: slange
- Dutch: slang
- European Spanish: serpiente
- Finnish: käärme
- French: serpent
- German: Schlange Tier
- Greek: φίδι
- Italian: serpente
- Japanese: ヘビ
- Korean: 뱀
- Norwegian: slange krypdyr
- Polish: wąż
- European Portuguese: cobra
- Romanian: șarpe
- Russian: змея
- Spanish: serpiente
- Swedish: orm
- Thai: งู
- Turkish: yılan
- Ukrainian: змія
- Vietnamese: con rắn
British English: snake VERB
Something that snakes in a particular direction goes in that direction in a line with a lot of bends.
The road snaked through forested mountains.
Translation of snake from the Collins English to Portuguese