Resgate de mineiros chilenos completa um ano

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The 33 miners who were rescued from underground in Chile last year are marking the first anniversary of the day that they were found alive. Many of them have said that August the 22nd was the most memorable day of their whole ordeal.

Reportagem: Gideon Long

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etched on the national conscience (eternamente lembrado pelo país) forever remebered by the country

given them up for dead (tidos como mortos, ou, apesar de estarem vivos o regaste seria impossível e certamente morreriam) believed that they were already dead or that they were alive but could not be rescued and would certainly die

the shelter (um lugar seguro para ser usado em momentos de emergência ou em caso de acidente, abrigo) a place designed to be safe in times of emergency or accident

sparked (causado, iniciado) caused, started

to mark the occasion (fazer algo especial para lembrar e celebrar o acontecimento, marcar a ocasião) to do something special to remember and celebrate what happened

marred by (estragado por, arruinado por) spoiled by, ruined by

soured (a transformação de algo bom em algo ruim) turned from good to bad

launched (iniciado) started

negligence (deixar de fornecer os adequados e necessários sistemas de segurança, negligência) failing to provide correct and necessary safety systems

to line their own pockets (para lucrar de modo egoísta) to make money for themselves in a selfish way