Como dizer "Ele é CDF" em inglês

Como eu digo em inglês "fulano é mesmo CDF!"

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Olá T. Rex,

Eu diria "He's such a nerd."

HTH
No Brasil há uma diferenciação sutil entre CDF e nerd (CDF = alguém que estuda bastante, nerd = alguém que já sabe tudo e nem estuda mas tira nota alta em tudo), mas no inglês se usa nerd para os dois mesmo.
Donay Mendonça 22 102 1.5k
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Geek

Definição do Longman:

Geek: someone who is not popular because they wear unfashionable clothes, do not know how to behave in social situations, or do strange things [= nerd]

Boa sorte!
Hi there,

2 cents:

I believe Eddy's classification makes sense (even though I had never thought about it before lol).

CDF

wonk, swot, grind (informal/derogatory terms which refer to students who study excessively). Wonk could also refer to a student who is obsessively interested in a specified subject, for instance, a math wonk

Example: He is such a wonk/swot/geek!

I need to find some math wonk to help me out on this homework assignment.

Nerd (has a flair for getting good grades) He is such a nerd!

Last but not least, if we are talking about a person hooked on computing we might also say he or she is a techie (informal)
Thomas 7 60 288
I have never heard wonk, swot, grind, or techie in American slang.

"Bookworm" isn't the same. A bookworm is someone who reads a lot.

"Nerd" isn't quite right either. A nerd is smart, that that doesn't mean he chains himself to the desk to study.
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Yes Thomas,

You're right.

swot is a British informal slang which refers to (and is mostly used by children)

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=wonk

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/wonk

In all, I believe the most common slang terms are geek and nerd (or nurd), the others are more regional (e.g. "swot") or outdated.

If there's anyone who has heard the terms "grind/wonk" please let us know ;)
I've heard wonk as a verb, as in.... errr.... "He's wonking that thing between his legs", if you know what I mean...

I think there's no EXACT translation of CDF in english, it has a bit of nerds, geeks and bookworms...

CDF = studies and reads a lot, know about many things and gets good grades
Nerds = get good grades, not necessarily studying for it
Geeks = have a great knowledge about many things, be they popular culture or not
Bookworms = read a lot, not necessarily being good at school because of that, since these books can be of pure fiction
Hi Eddy,

I think you mean wank, which means masturbate, eh?

Anyway, I think it is best to stick to the terms nerd and geek and use them according to the context.

Cheers :
Actually, I've seen both, but 'wonk' may have been someone spelling 'wank' wrong, you never know on the web...
Sugestões:

Wonk
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E o que vem a ser todos os "iron *ss" que tem no Google? Nenhum tipo de associação com a versão brasileira?
timphillips 10
As a Brit I am familiar with swot
We would also use the word "creep" for that student who would lick the teacher's boots and/or tell tales abd get other students into trouble.
Tim
timphillips escreveu:As a Brit I am familiar with swot
We would also use the word "creep" for that student who would lick the teacher's boots and/or tell tales abd get other students into trouble.
Tim
The "creep" one is something like a "freak", that's different from most other people and does strange things for a normal student, right?
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