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EnglishPortuguese
best adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most excellent)melhor adj
 That's the best film I've ever seen.
 Esse é o melhor filme que eu já vi.
best adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most suitable)melhor adj
 He is the best candidate for the job.
 Ele é o melhor candidato ao emprego.
best adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most advantageous)melhor adj
 What's the best thing we could do right now?
 Qual a melhor coisa que poderíamos fazer agora?
best,
the best
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(superlative of well)melhor adv
 Of all the singers, she sings best.
 De todos os cantores, ela canta melhor.
best,
the best
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(most fully)mais adv
 I like him best.
 Eu gosto mais dele.
best advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the highest degree)mais adv
  mais bem adv + adj
  melhor adj
 She's the best qualified member of the team.
 Ela é o membro mais qualificado do time.
 
Traduções complementares
EnglishPortuguese
best adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most desirable)melhor adj
 The best cake is the one with the cherry on top.
best adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most)maior adj
 It took the best of the day to clean the house properly.
best advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (most wisely)melhor adv
 That topic is best left untouched for now.
best [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." often passive (do better than, beat)superar v int
 After practicing every day, Marc bested his sister at their last tennis match.
 Depois de praticar muito, Marcos superou sua irmã na última partida de tênis.
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all the best nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (good wishes)tudo de bom loc sm
 I wish you all the best in your new career.
 Desejo tudo de bom na sua nova carreira.
as best you can advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the best of your ability)da melhor maneira possível loc adv
 Muddle through as best you can, and we'll fix the mistakes later.
best able to do [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (most capable of)mais (bem) capacitado a expr
 The promotion should go to the one best able to handle the responsibility.
 A promoção deve ir para aquele mais (bem) capacitado a lidar com a responsabilidade.
the best bet,
your best bet
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal, figurative (option most likely to be successful)melhor aposta adv + sf
 Your best bet would be to contact the organisers directly and ask if they still have tickets.
best friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closest companion)melhor amigo loc sm
 My dog is my best friend.
best man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bridegroom's male attendant)padrinho de casamento loc sm
 Pete was the best man at Mick and Lucy's wedding.
best regards exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (warm wishes)com os melhores cumprimentos
  lembranças sf pl
 Give John my best regards when you see him.
best seller,
bestseller,
best-seller
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
([sth] commercially popular) (anglicismo)best-seller sm
  campeão de vendas, sucesso de vendas loc sm
 This novel is a bestseller; it's sold millions of copies around the world.
best wishes exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (warm wishes, regards)melhores votos expres
  lembranças sf pl
 Best wishes for the future.
do the best you can v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (try your hardest)fazer o seu melhor expres
 Just do the best you can. That's all anybody could ask for.
do your best v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (try your hardest)fazer o seu melhor expres
 Just do your best. That's all anybody could ask.
do your best to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (try your hardest to do [sth])fazer o seu melhor expres
 Fred did his best to give up smoking, but couldn't keep it up.
for the best advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (having a positive or beneficial outcome)para o melhor, com boa intenção loc adv
 I'm disappointed I couldn't go, but perhaps it was for the best: I got lots of studying done.
had best v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (should, would be wise to)deveria v aux
 You'd best ask at the information desk.
hope for the best v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be optimistic) (ser otimista)torcer pelo melhor, esperar o melhor expres
 I'm not sure whether it will rain; we'll just have to hope for the best.
it is all for the best (it is the most beneficial outcome)melhor assim, assim é melhor
 I lost my job, but it's all for the best since now I can start a business, just like I always wanted.
like best vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (prefer overall) (preferir acima de tudo)gostar mais loc vt
 Reading detective novels is what I like best.
may the best man win interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (before competition)que vença o melhor loc interj
 Good luck to all and may the best man win!
second best,
second-best
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(next to best)segundo lugar loc adj
  segundo colocado loc adj
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective before a noun.
 The runner recorded his second-best time this year for the marathon.
second best,
second-best
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
pejorative (not quite good enough) (pejorativo, não tão bom)segundo lugar loc adj
 Margot did not want to put up with second best for her wedding dress.
second best,
second-best
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(in second position) (na segunda posição)segundo lugar loc adj
  segundo colocado loc adj
 Alan fared second best in the tennis match.
the best nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] or [sth] superior to all others) (alguém ou algo superior a todos os demais)o melhor sm
the best of both worlds nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (advantages of two different things)o melhor de dois mundos loc sm
the best of the best nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (greatest of all) (o maior de todos)o melhor de todos loc sm
  o melhor sm
the best part of [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most)a maior parte de loc pron
 It took us the best part of the morning to finish the job.
 Levamos a maior parte da manhã para terminar o serviço.
third best adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ranked below second best) (classificado abaixo do segundo)terceiro lugar loc sm
 After the races they gave out awards and I was third best.
to the best of your ability advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (as well as you can) (tanto quanto puder)o melhor que puder loc adv
  o quanto puder loc adv
 Just look after the dog to the best of your ability.
to the best of your ability advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (as well as you can) (tanto quanto puder)o melhor que puder loc adv
  o quanto puder loc adv
 Just look after the dog to the best of your ability.
very best adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (finest, greatest) (o mais fino, o maior)melhor adj
 I engaged the very best doctor I could find when my husband fell ill.
very best nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (utmost) (o mais alto)o melhor sm
 The doctors tried their very best, but they were unable to save the patient.
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