English to Portuguese Meaning :: rook

Rook :
torre, gralha, trapaceiro, escroque, frouxa, gralha-calvarocar, fazer roque no xadrez, trapacear - torretorrerookedrookinggralhas
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Noun(1) Common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow(2) (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard(3) Common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color ofthe American crow
Verb(1) Deprive of by deceit(2) Cheat

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(1) Just then, I noticed something on the board, moved my rook and declared, u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510Checkmate!u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb(2) For example, thinking that trading a rook and pawn for a bishop and knight is usually an equal trade.(3) All the pieces move in straight lines like the rook or castle in chess, and a piece may be moved any number of squares providing no other piece is standing in the way.(4) With the rise in use of exchange sacrifices, rook versus minor piece endgames are becoming more common, and there are key defensive techniques that a player must know.(5) If she moved the rook instead, I would capture a pawn, and place her king in check.(6) So as a rule, kings should advance and roam the board in the opening, and a rook should get behind a passed pawn in the middlegame?(7) David got revenge for this by moving his right rook seven spaces forward, taking Floyd's pawn.(8) A hand silhouetted against the wall picked up a rook and moved it forward three squares, capturing a brave knight, and exposing the king.(9) Erial returned to the game long enough to move her rook into a position that severely threatened his queen, before continuing her train of thought.(10) Chess has six types of pieces (pawn, rook , knight, bishop, queen and king) each with individual parameters that govern movement.(11) Outside the city walls, the fields would have supported birds such as starlings, rooks and crows, just as you can see today but in greater abundance.(12) And they were convinced they'd rooked usu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u252cu00ac Yeah, the perfect business deal.(13) Thrushes sing in the green shrubbery; rooks caw in the elms.(14) This gives an empty row between the pawns and the main pieces that the rooks can move into, supporting each other; the other pieces can develop more easily, too.(15) People often write in about the conventional terms for groups of animals and people, especially birds, such as parliament of rooks or murder of crows.(16) Crows belong to the family of corvids, which also includes rooks , jays, ravens and jackdaws.
Related Words
(1) rook ::
1. castle ::
2. goldbrick ::
tijolo de ouro
3. con ::
4. mulct ::
5. swindle ::
7. bunco ::
8. diddle ::
9. hornswoggle ::
10. scam ::
11. nobble ::
12. defraud ::
13. victimize ::
14. short-change ::
Enganar no troco
15. gyp ::
Different Forms
rook, rooked, rooking, rooks
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

My queen can now take your rook
from below.

My queen can now take your ROOK from below.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 1

Nice. Okay, rook to transporter pad.

Nice. Okay, ROOK to transporter pad.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 22

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