Recipe For A Happy New Year

Recipe For A Happy New Year

Aqui está uma receita para um Novo Ano muito feliz! Espero que você encontre todos os ingredientes necessários. Obrigado por fazer parte de nossa famí­lia aqui no Tim and Tammy Teach!

Have a wonderful 2012!

 

 

 
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Recipe For A Happy New Year (Fill in the blanks)

Take twelve whole months,
Clean them __________ of all bitterness, hate, and __________ ,
Make them just as fresh and clean as possible.

Now cut each month into twenty-eight, thirty, or
thirty-one different parts,
but don't ______  _____  the whole batch at once.
Prepare it one day at a time out of these ___________ .

Mix well into each day one part of faith,
one part of patience, one part of ___________ ,
and one part of work.

Add to each day one part of hope,
____________ , generosity, and kindness.
Blend with one part prayer,
one part meditation, and one good ________ .
Season the whole with a dash of good spirits,
a sprinkle of fun, a pinch of play,
and a _________ of good humor.

Pour all of this into a vessel of love.
Cook __________ over radiant joy,
garnish with a smile,
and serve with quietness, ___________ ,
and cheerfulness.

You're bound to have a Happy New Year.

~ Author Unknown

Recipe For A Happy New Year (Translations and Explanations)

Take twelve whole months,
Clean them thoroughly of all bitterness, hate, and jealousy,
Make them just as fresh and clean as possible.

  • thoroughly = "muito bem", cuidadosamente, minuciosamente
  • clean (them) of (...) = remova todo o (...) deles
  • bitterness = amargura
  • hate = ódio
  • jealousy = inveja/ciumes
  • as fresh and clean as possible = tão frescos/novos/puros e limpos quanto possível

Now cut each month into twenty-eight, thirty, or
thirty-one different parts,
but don't make up the whole batch at once.
Prepare it one day at a time out of these ingredients.

  • cut (something) into ___ pieces = corte (algo) em ____ pedaços
  • make up = preparar/prepare
  • batch = "fornada", porção
  • at once = de uma vez
  • one day at a time = um dia por vez
  • prepare it (...) out of these ingredients = prepare-o (...) destes ingredientes

Mix well into each day one part of faith,
one part of patience, one part of courage,
and one part of work.

  • mix well = misture bem
  • faith = fé
  • patience = paciência
  • courage = coragem
  • work = trabalho

Add to each day one part of hope,
faithfulness, generosity, and kindness.
Blend with one part prayer,
one part meditation, and one good deed.
Season the whole with a dash of good spirits,
a sprinkle of fun, a pinch of play,
and a cupful of good humor.

  • add = acrescente
  • hope = esperança
  • faithfulness = fidelidade, lealdade, dedicação
  • generosity = generosidade
  • kindness = bondade
  • blend = misture
  • prayer = oração
  • meditation = meditação
  • good deed = boa ação
  • season = tempere
  • the whole = o todo, a (massa) inteira
  • dash = uma "pitada"
  • good spirits = otimismo
  • sprinkle = uma "salpicada"
  • a pinch = uma "pitada"
  • a cupful = um copo (cheio)
  • good humor = bom humor

Pour all of this into a vessel of love.
Cook thoroughly over radiant joy,
garnish with a smile,
and serve with quietness, unselfishness,
and cheerfulness.

  • pour = despeje
  • vessel = vasilhame
  • love = amor
  • cook thoroughly = cozinhe bem
  • over = sobre
  • radiant joy = gozo radiante
  • garnish = enfeitar, ornamentar (especialmente uma porção de comida)
  • smile = sorriso
  • quietness = quietude
  • unselfishness = falta de egoí­smo, generosidade
  • cheerfulness = alegria, animação

You're bound to have a Happy New Year.

~ Author Unknown

  • you are bound to have... = você muito provavelmente ter...

 

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17 comments “Recipe For A Happy New Year”

Missing your tips ! Proud of being part of Tim and Tammy Teach family here ! Hope we all can have such a very happy new year ! I’ll take my recipe in safe …

Thank you for being a part of our T&T family, Laura! A great 2012 to you, too!!

Like Laura, I’m proud of being part of Tim and Tammy teach family. I always recommend your site to my friends and students. 
I do hope we all have a wonderful 2012 year too.
God bless you.

Thank you so much, Monica! So glad to have you as a part of our family here! Thank you so much for recommending us to your friends and students, too!

I thank you T&T of make part to improve my English, and hope you continue teaching us for a long times.
Thank you very much!

Thank YOU, Vera, for being a part of our family here!

You guys really rocks!!! Thanks!

Thank you, Cristiano!! Best wishes!

Hi Tim,

I really apreciated your lessons.

They´re always light, clear and usefull.

I have learnt a lot.

Sincerely.

Leomar

Thank you, Leomar! I’m so glad to hear that you enjoy our lessons and that they are helpful to you! Good luck with your studies!

My english is geting better and beter after your tips. congratulations for your good job.

Hi Tim,

I really apreciated your lessons. My English is getting better. I am watch sitcom and you give us many good tips.
Congradulations Tim. You are so special teacher. I have learnt a lot. I have learnt a lot.

Thank you very much,

Maria do Ceu

I’m so happy to hear that, Maria! Thank you! Keep up the good work!

That’s great, Maria! A student like you would make any teacher proud! Good luck with your studies!

Excellent job!!! I like it!!! The best way to learn English ever!!!Keep up the good work…

That’s a tall order :); but I really appreciate your kind words! Good luck with your studies!

Hi Tim, I loved your pieces of audio, not to mention that your site is fantastic! I’m the author of The Talking Violin, and who knows, maybe someday we can do some work together. Mr. Violin.


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