Category Archives: Things to do When You’re Blue

Things to Do When You’re Blue: #13 Festival of Tearjerkers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

tearjerker = a very sentimental story (Portuguese equivalent = dramalhão)
wallow = to let yourself be taken by emotion (Portuguese equivalent = mergulhar na tristeza)
gut-wrenching = that hurts you deep inside (Portuguese equivalent = angustiante)

“52 Silly Things To Do When You are Blue”, is a cute little deck of cards written by Lynn Gordon and illustrated by Susan Synarski. Ms. Gordon has written several wonderful books and decks of inspirational cards, that you can find and purchase here. Please pay a visit to this website and enjoy her work!

When you get blue on Sunday afternoons, just drop by for some ideas on how to lift your spirits! (I’ll help you out with any difficult vocabulary)

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Things to Do When You’re Blue: #12 Costume Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

costume = an outfit or a disguise worn on Carnival, Halloween, or similar occasions (Portuguese equivalent = fantasia)
makeshift = temporary, not very well done (Portuguese equivalent = improvisado, caseiro)
thrown together = improvised (Portuguese equivalent = improvisado)

“52 Silly Things To Do When You are Blue”, is a cute little deck of cards written by Lynn Gordon and illustrated by Susan Synarski. Ms. Gordon has written several wonderful books and decks of inspirational cards, that you can find and purchase here. Please pay a visit to this website and enjoy her work!

When you get blue on Sunday afternoons, just drop by for some ideas on how to lift your spirits! (I’ll help you out with any difficult vocabulary)

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Things to Do When You’re Blue: #11 Dance, dance, dance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

tunes = songs (Portuguese equivalent = melodias)
to be in the mood = to want to do something (Portuguese equivalent = estar a fim)
outrageous = extremely unusual or unconventional (Portuguese equivalent = gritante)
outfit = clothes (Portuguese equivalent = traje)

“52 Silly Things To Do When You are Blue”, is a cute little deck of cards written by Lynn Gordon and illustrated by Susan Synarski. Ms. Gordon has written several wonderful books and decks of inspirational cards, that you can find and purchase here. Please pay a visit to this website and enjoy her work!

When you get blue on Sunday afternoons, just drop by for some ideas on how to lift your spirits! (I’ll help you out with any difficult vocabulary)

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Things to Do When You’re Blue: #10 Nursery Rhymes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

to head to = to go to (Portuguese equivalent = dirigir-se a algum lugar)
Mother Goose = a traditional book of children stories (Portuguese equivalent = Mamãe Gansa)
nursery rhymes = limericks or short poems for children (Portuguese equivalent = rimas infantis)
to take a shot at (doing something) = to experience doing something for the first time, not knowing if you’ll be good at it (Portuguese equivalent = tentar)

“52 Silly Things To Do When You are Blue”, is a cute little deck of cards written by Lynn Gordon and illustrated by Susan Synarski. Ms. Gordon has written several wonderful books and decks of inspirational cards, that you can find and purchase here. Please pay a visit to this website and enjoy her work!

When you get blue on Sunday afternoons, just drop by for some ideas on how to lift your spirits! (I’ll help you out with any difficult vocabulary)

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Things to Do When You’re Blue: #9 – Paint Something

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

furniture = things like tables, chairs, beds, etc (Portuguese equivalent = mobília)
to surround = to have things around (Portuguese equivalent = cercar)
uplifting = something that raises your mood, your spirits, makes you feel better (Portuguese equivalent = inspirador, edificante)

“52 Silly Things To Do When You are Blue”, is a cute little deck of cards written by Lynn Gordon and illustrated by Susan Synarski. Ms. Gordon has written several wonderful books and decks of inspirational cards, that you can find and purchase here. Please pay a visit to this website and enjoy her work!

When you get blue on Sunday afternoons, just drop by for some ideas on how to lift your spirits! (I’ll help you out with any difficult vocabulary)

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Things to Do When You’re Blue: #8 – Childhood Food

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

potluck = a lunch or dinner where each guest is supposed to bring some food to share with the others (Portuguese equivalent =cada um traz um prato)
pig-in-a-blanket = a sausage wrapped in dough (Portuguese equivalent = mini cachorro-quente)
rice crispy treats = little puffy squares made of wheat, sugar molasses and butter (Portuguese equivalent = quadradinhos de arroz doce)

“52 Silly Things To Do When You are Blue”, is a cute little deck of cards written by Lynn Gordon and illustrated by Susan Synarski. Ms. Gordon has written several wonderful books and decks of inspirational cards, that you can find and purchase here. Please pay a visit to this website and enjoy her work!

When you get blue on Sunday afternoons, just drop by for some ideas on how to lift your spirits! (I’ll help you out with any difficult vocabulary)

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Things to Do When You’re Blue: #7 – Clean a Closet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

to get rid of = to eliminate something (Portuguese equivalent = livrar-se de algo)
thrift shop = a shop kept by a charity organization in order to raise funds (Portuguese equivalent =bazar de caridade)
swap = exchange (Portuguese equivalent = troca)

“52 Silly Things To Do When You are Blue”, is a cute little deck of cards written by Lynn Gordon and illustrated by Susan Synarski. Ms. Gordon has written several wonderful books and decks of inspirational cards, that you can find and purchase here. Please pay a visit to this website and enjoy her work!

When you get blue on Sunday afternoons, just drop by for some ideas on how to lift your spirits! (I’ll help you out with any difficult vocabulary)

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