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Portuguese translation of “tail”

tail

noun
 
/teɪl/
the long, narrow part that sticks out from the back of an animal’s body
rabo, cauda
The dog is happy to see you – he’s wagging his tail.
with your tail between your legs feeling ashamed and embarrassed because you have failed or made a mistake
com o rabo entre as pernas
The losing team went off with their tails between their legs.
(Definition of tail from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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