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away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not here)fora adv
 My father is not here, he is away in Chicago.
 Meu pai não está aqui; está fora, em Chicago.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (direction)  (afastamento)embora, fora adv
  para longe loc adv
 He walked away after he saw the price.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (from there)longe, distante adv
 We are a long way away from Ireland, here.
 Aqui estamos um bom trecho longe (or: distante) da Irlanda.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (far)longe adv
Note: To go away significa "afastar-se", "distanciar-se". Neste sentido, a palavra "away" não se traduz em português.
 In your essay, try not to go away from the main point.
 No seu ensaio, tente não ficar longe do ponto principal.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (aside)para longe loc adv
 He looked away when she started crying.
 Ele olhou para longe quando ela começou a chorar.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (distant)distante adj
 He is from a land far away.
away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (going immediately)pronto adj
 I love racing. Look! The horses are away!
away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sports: not at home field)  (esporte: não em casa)fora adv
 The team are playing away this weekend.
away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (baseball: out)  (beisebol)para fora loc adv
 He had put three batters away already.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (off)longe adv
 From away in the distance came the sound of a waterfall.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (apart)longe adv
 He and his wife were away from each other.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in another direction)na direção oposta loc adv
 We turned away when we saw him in the street.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not in [sb]'s possession)fora, embora adv
 If you don't like it, give it away!
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into extinction)à distância loc adv
 The music faded away.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (repeatedly)continuadamente adv
 She pounded away at it.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with no hesitation)imediatamente adv
 I'm leaving right away.
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a hair's breadth away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (very close)  (pertíssimo)por um fio de cabelo, por um triz loc adj
 The house that I bought was a hair's breadth away from the sea.
 The election returns so far show that Harry is a hair's breadth away from victory.
away from phrase (at a distance or remove from)longe de loc adv
 Away from the earthquake's epicentre there was less damage.
away message nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (e-mail response indicating absence)  (e-mail, mensagem de ausência)resposta automática loc sf
 I emailed him but all I got back was an away message.
away with you interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang, regional (Leave, get going, be on your way)fora!, vai-te embora!, cai fora! interj
 Away with you! proclaimed the king.
back away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (retreat)afastar-se vp
 Back away from the cookies and no one gets hurt.
 He nodded vaguely, continuing to dodge and back away.
be away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (be absent, be on a trip)  (estar ausente)estar fora loc v int
 While the neighbors are away, I make sure that their house is safe.
be carried away empolgar-se
  deixar-se levar
be locked away v informal (go to prison)ir para a cadeia loc v int
 The murderer will be locked away for 25 years.
be locked away v informal (be confined to an institution)ser internado loc vt
 They used to lock mentally-ill people away in insane asylums.
be locked away v (be secured from sight)estar guardado a 7 chaves expr
 He kept the gun locked away in a safe so that the children couldn't get to it.
blast away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remove forcefully)remover à força
 They will blast away the rocks with dynamite.
blast away vi US informal (shoot repeatedly )  (atirar repetidamente)dar uma rajada
blow away   (a alguém)surpreender
  matar alguém a tiros
   (no esporte)derrotar alguém
carried away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." literal (swept off: by tide, etc.)  (carregado: por uma onda etc)levado, carregado adj
 Several parked cars were carried away by the flood waters and swept into the sea.
carried away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (overexcited, over enthused)  (grande excitação)entusiasmado adj
  empolgado adj
 I didn't mean to be so loud, I just got carried away by the music.
carry away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (tide, etc.: sweep off)carregar, levar vt
   (geralmente na forma passiva)perder o controle loc v int
  arrebatar vt
cart away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (remove, evict [sb] troublesome)  (informal)remover, desfazer vt
 There was so much junk in the garage that she had to rent a truck to cart it all away.
 The guards carted away the guy who got into a fight.
cart away
cart away [sth]
cart [sth] away
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(remove for disposal)remover vt
  descartar vt
 There was so much junk in the garage that she had to rent a truck to cart it all away.
cast away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (discard)jogar fora loc vt
  descartar vt
cast away
cast [sb] away
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(shipwreck)naufragar v int
  soçobrar v int
cast away
castaway
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(discarded)descartável adj
cast away
castaway
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(shipwrecked)naufragado adj
  náufrago adj
chase away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (shoo)  (literal)afugentar vt
 Chase away that dog before it eats your food.
chase away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (banish, get rid of)  (figurativo)expulsar, afugentar vt
 It was a good luck charm to chase away nightmares.
chip away at vtr phrasal 3-part literal (chisel or hack pieces off [sth])desbastar, cinzelar vt
   (corroer, sulcar)lavrar vt
 Michelangelo created statues by chipping away at marble with a chisel and hammer.
chip away at vtr phrasal 3-part figurative (work at gradually)  (trabalhar em algo gradualmente)atacar vt
chip away at vtr phrasal 3-part figurative (decrease gradually)  (fig, diminuir gradualmente)sugar, consumir vt
clear away recolher
  retirar
come away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (step back, distance oneself)afastar-se vp
 I had to come away or I would have ended up swearing at them.
come away from desprender-se de
creep away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (leave stealthily or unseen)sair de fininho loc v int
crumble away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (disintegrate)desmoronar-se, desintegrar-se vp
 It they don't spend at least one million Euros for its restoration, the building will simply crumble away.
crumbling away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (disintegrating)desmoronando
 The team found their once comfortable lead slowly crumbling away.
cut away
cut-away
cutaway
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(remove by cutting)cortar, extirpar vt
Note: hyphen used when term is an adj; single-word form used when term is a noun or an adj before a noun
 To repair the table I had to cut away the damaged veneer and replace it with a matching new piece.
cut away
cut-away
cutaway
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(tv, cinema: inserted shot)  (tv, cinema)mudar de plano, cutaway
cut away to vtr phrasal 3-part (tv, film shot: rapidly switch to)  (tv, filme)cortar para loc vt
dance the night away v figurative (spend the evening dancing)dançar a noite toda loc vt
 Sometimes when you feel really good, you just want to dance the night away.
dash away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (hurry off)sair correndo loc v int
die away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (fade, diminish)diminuir, evaporar v int
  desfalecer v int
direct [sth] away from [sth] v (point [sth] in different direction from [sth])  (apontar na direção errada)desviar vt
 The police were directing traffic away from the street where they were repairing the gas leak.
do away with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (eliminate, get rid of)  (desfazer-se de)eliminar, acabar vt
 To improve the overall quality of our milk, we wanted to do away with the use of antibiotics on our cows.
do away with vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang ([sb]; kill)matar, eliminar vt
 He was a liability to our gang, and we knew sooner or later we would have to do away with him.
drain away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." literal (trickle or be filtered off)drenar vt
 He dug a ditch to drain away the water that was flooding the lawn.
 The washbasin is blocked, the water only drains away very slowly.
drain away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (be gradually lost)desgastar, esgotar vt
 Her strength was drained away as she played with the toddler, cooked dinner and then ironed the laundry.
draw away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (retreat, move back)retirar-se vp
draw away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cause [sb] to leave)expulsar, fazer sair
 My wife diplomatically drew me away from the pompous guest as she could see I was about to lose my temper with him.
drift away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." literal (be carried away, float off)ir à deriva, ser arrastado
 He fell asleep on the lilo and slowly drifted away from the beach.
drift away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (lose contact, become estranged)  (desgarrado)ir à deriva, distanciar-se
 Sometimes husbands and wives just drift away from each other and end up getting divorced.
drive away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (depart in a vehicle)partir de carro
 She wiped a tear from her eye as he drove away.
drive away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (repel, force to leave)repelir, fazer sair, afugentar, expulsar
 She drove him away with her constant nagging.
eat away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (gnaw at, erode)desgastar, corroer vt
 The chalk cliffs are being eaten away slowly by the action of the sea.
 The affair was eating away at her peace of mind.
eat away at destruir gradualmente
edge away from afastar-se de
explain away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (account for, find excuse for)encontrar uma desculpa loc vt
fade away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." literal (grow fainter or less distinct)  (literal)desaparecer v int
 From here, it looks like the mountains fade away into the distance.
 The further we walked from the disco, the more the music faded away.
fading away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (becoming weak or wasted)  (enfraquecendo)esmorecente, desvanecente adj
  definhante adj
 She was fading away for months before her death.
fall away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (diminish)diminuir v int
 Attendance at the church fell away as more and more people moved to the suburbs.
fall away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (abandon, forsake [sth])  (abandonar )largar v int
fall away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (disappear spontaneously: troubles, worries)  (problemas:)sumir v int
 Eventually her emotional burdens simply fell away, and she was her old self again.
far away distante
file away arquivar
fire away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (begin asking questions)  (começar a perguntar)perguntar, interrogar v int
   (gíria)mandar brasa loc v int
 Professor, could we ask you a few questions? "Sure! Fire away.".
fire away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (begin shooting)  (informal)atirar v int
 When you have a clear shot at the deer, fire away.
float away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (drift off)flutuar v int
 He didn't tie up the boat properly, so it began to float away.
fly away escapar
fritter away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (waste, squander)desperdiçar, dissipar vt
 You can't fritter away your time and expect to accomplish anything.
gamble away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (lose through gambling)perder no jogo loc vt
 His wife left him after he gambled away all of their savings at the track.
 He gambled away next month's rent money.
get away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go on holiday)  (fig, viajar de férias)escapar v int
 I have been working late all week and need to get away this weekend.
get away interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" UK, slang (you're joking!)não acredito!, você está brincando! interj
  fala sério! interj
 You saw the Queen in Burnley market? - get away!
get away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (escape)  (literal)escapar v int
 I was almost mugged but I managed to get away.
 The robbers were trapped in the house and could not get away.
get away with murder sair impune de um assassinato
  safar-se dum assassinato
get away! não diga!
  fala sério!
get carried away deixar-se levar
give away trair
go away ir embora
go away! vá embora!
grow away from afastar-se de
hammer away at vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal, figurative (repeatedly attempt to persuade [sb])  (informal, figurativo)martelar, insistir vt
 I hammered away at my boss until he finally agreed to give me a raise.
hammer away at vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (attempt to accomplish [sth] by repeated efforts)  (tentar várias vezes )trabalhar duro, martelar loc vt
 If you want to finish your novel, you need to just hammer away at it every day.
hammer away at castigar a
hide away esconder
hire [sb] away contratar alguém de fora
keep away manter afastado
lock away [sth] v (keep [sth] safe or hidden)  (guardar em lugar seguro )trancar vt
lock [sb] away prender alguém
look away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (avert one's eyes)desviar o olhar loc v int
 The little boy knew he was in trouble and when the teacher looked at him he had to look away.
 It was a horror movie and I had to look away much of the time!
melt away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." literal (thaw out)  (literal)derreter, degelar v int
 The ice will melt away as the temperature rises.
melt away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (feelings: disappear, evaporate)  (figurativo - emoção)desaparecer, evaporar v int
 His anger melted away when she flashed him her beautiful smile.
melt away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (crowd: disperse, disappear)  (multidão)dispersar-se vp
 Faced with the riot police the crowd melted away.
move away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go to live elsewhere)mudar v int
 I moved away when I was 18 years old and went to live in the city.
move away viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (retreat, step back)retroceder, recuar v int
 I moved away from the fire because it was too hot.
move away vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (place at a greater distance)distanciar vt
 She moved the glass away, out of the child's reach.
move away from vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (step further from)apartar-se de vp
 She moved away from the rubbish bin when she noticed the bad smell.
move away from vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (place at a greater distance from)separar de vt
 She moved the glass away from the child's reach.
right away agora mesmo
shut away encerrar, trancar
shy away from evitar tratar de algo desagradável
  escapulir de algo
sign away   (títulos, etc.)transferir por assinatura
store away guardar
turn away from afastar-se
  dar as costas a
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