sexta-feira, 21 de setembro de 2012

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balance out   Audio Pronunciation   phrasal verb
 (fazer algo ficar menos potente ou menos notável, ficar igual) phrasal verb

balance out (something) or balance (something) out : to make (a different or opposite thing) less powerful, noticeable, etc. • Serve black coffee to help balance out the sweetness of the dessert. • His quickness will balance out [=compensate for, make up for] the other fighter’s greater strength. • The discount balances out the shipping charge. = The discount and the shipping charge balanceeach other out. [=the shipping charge and the discount together equal zero]
2 : to be or become equal or even • The good times and the bad times balanced out [=evened out] in the end.

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