english words / expressions of the day

DWELL

originate – The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

harp – Don’t dwell on the past

inhabit – This kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean

GRASP

unterstanding – He has a good grasp of accounting practices

a firm controlling influence – a terrible power has her in its grasp

ALTHOUGH

apesar de

THEREFORE

conseqüentemente

EYE DISEASES

cataract – myopia – nearsightedness

farsightedness – astigmatism – prebyopia

BLURRED

desfocado

BLURRED

blurred

ZAP

delete – a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact

TO SCULPT

STITCHES – “pontos”

GLARE

great brightness – A sensation caused by light within the visual field that is brighter than the level of light to which the eyes are adapted, causing annoyance, discomfort or loss in visual performance.

HALOS

A complication of refractive surgery in which the patient sees additional rings around lights at night. Halos are subjective experiences that often decrease with time.

WARPING – distorção

MARRED

having the surface damaged or disfigured

“walls marred by graffiti”

TO DISCERN

TO GET SIDETRACKED
“hinged” ?

“flap” ?

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