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a coisa está feia exp.
it doesn't look good ; shit's hitting the fan ; the situation is bad ; trouble is brewing
[Fam.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     Portuguese-English
exp.
you know something
n.
shot on the run
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
shoot at goal (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
n.
kick at goal
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
call for the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
adj.
entitled to
v.
kick the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
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coisa

  

      f   thing  ,   (assunto)    matter coisas  
      fpl     (objetos)    things
col, órgãos genitais   privates  
coisa de      about  
ser uma coisa      col   to be really something,   (ruim)    to be terrible  
que coisa!      gosh!  
não dizer coisa com coisa      not to make any sense  
deu uma coisa nele      something strange got into him  
Translation Portuguese - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

coisas, colisão, corista, corais

"a coisa está feia": examples and translations in context
Zangaram-se, e a coisa está feia. Some kind of rift and it's pretty bad.
Admitamos que a coisa está feia. But you have to admit, it looks bad.
A última previsão mostra que a coisa está feia de Salt Lake até Lincoln. Latest report shows everything's socked in from Salt Lake to Lincoln.
Lucas, a coisa está feia. Lucas, it's hitting the fan in there.
A Hanna sabe que a coisa está feia. Hanna knows it doesn't look good.
Ora, evidentemente, vamos fazer tudo para evitar o congelamento, mas a coisa está feia. Obviously, we'll try to prevent them, but we're cornered.
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