English Sentence:

The whole affair is a shameless attempt to manipulate the public.

Portuguese Translation:

A questão como um todo é uma tentativa descarada de manipular o público.

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Words used:

a

1. the (feminine singular) 2. them 3. at, by, in, of, on, till, under, upon 4. her, them (female) 5. to 6. towards 7. it

Here: the (feminine singular)

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questão f.   (Pl: questões)

1. question 2. subject, matter 3. affair 4. problem 5. issue

Here: affair

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como

1. Pardon?, Come again? 2. as 3. when, while 4. because 5. how 6. like (adj)

Here: as

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um

1. a, an (masculine singular) 2. one

Here: a, an (masculine singular)

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todo   (Pl: todos, Fem: toda, Pl Fem: todas)

1. all 2. whole 3. every

Here: whole

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é

1. to be (third-person singular present indicative of ser) 2. it's 3. Yes!, That's right!

Here: to be (third-person singular present indicative of ser)

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uma

a, an (feminine singular)

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tentativa f.   (Pl: tentativas)

attempt

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descarado   (Pl: descarados, Fem: descarada, Pl Fem: descaradas)

shameless person, shameless

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de

1. of 2. from 3. to 4. in 5. than 6. by 7. on 8. for

Here: of

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manipular

to manipulate

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o

1. the (masculine singular) 2. him 3. them 4. it 5. those

Here: the (masculine singular)

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público m.   (Pl: públicos)

public, audience

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