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sábado, 24 de setembro de 2011

Expression of the week # 8

" Nobody wants to be a good-for-nothing"

This expression in Portuguese means "ser um zero a esquerda". It can be used as noun or adjective. See examples below:

Jane is a nice girl but I dislike that good-for-nothing brother of hers. (adjective)

Paul will never get a job. He is a good-for-nothing. (noun)

source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary.

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