block

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block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building brick)bloco sm
 They used cement blocks for the foundations of the house.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (chunk of material)bloco sm
 He used the block of wood to hold the door open.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (distance: street section)quarteirão, bloco sm
  quadra sf
 The post office is three blocks in that direction.
 Os correios ficam a três quarteirões nessa direção.
block,
city block
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (street section)quarteirão, bloco sm
 The grocer's shop is on the same block as the pharmacy.
 A mercearia fica no mesmo quarteirão que a farmácia.
block [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (obstruct)impedir vt
 He tried to reach his home but police officers blocked his path.
 Ele tentou chegar em casa, mas policiais o impediram.
block [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (prevent)impedir vt
  bloquear vt
  obstruir vt
 The President called on Republicans to stop blocking progress on bills to boost the economy.
 
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block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (auction)leilão sf
 The painting will be put on the block next Tuesday.
block,
blocks
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(child's toy cube) (brinquedo)bloco sm
 The child really liked the blocks with the coloured letters on them.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pulley)roldana sf
  cadernal, moitão sm
 The sailors used block and tackle to raise the sails.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (obstacle)bloqueio sm
 Severe criticism by a teacher can be a block to learning.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sports: impeding opponent)bloqueio sm
 The block was effective because it freed his teammate to score.
block,
entire city block
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (square enclosed by streets)área sf
 The new building will cover the entire city block.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (large building)bloco de prédios loc sm
 The new office block is taller than other buildings in the neighbourhood.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (quantity of stocks)portfólio sm
  bloco sm
 He sold a block of stock to raise cash.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (memory lapse)bloqueio mental sm
 I have a block and can't remember her name.
 Eu tenho um bloqueio mental e não consigo lembrar o nome dela.
block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (section of text)bloco sm
  trecho sm
 You can highlight a block of text and move it somewhere else on the page.
block viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (sports: hinder)bloquear vt
 In basketball defence, it is the tall player's job to block.
block [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sports: hinder)bloquear vt
 The basketball player blocked the shot.
 O jogador de basquete bloqueou o lance.
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a chip off the old block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative (person: like parent) (informal)tal pai, tal filho expr
 He'll be a womanizer just like his father; he's a chip off the old block.
apartment block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building: flats, apartments)bloco de apartamentos loc sm
  prédio sm
 Twelve families live in my apartment block.
auction block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (auctioneer's platform)plataforma de leilão loc sf
 The house ended up on the auction block.
be a stumbling block to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (hinder progress)obstáculo, empecilho sm
 The issue proved to be a stumbling block during the peace talks.
block diagram nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (chart: shows a process)diagrama de bloco loc sm
  diagrama de barra loc sm
  gráfico de barra loc sm
block grant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (government funding) (concedida pelo Estado)concessão, subvenção sf
 Many communities use federal block grants to improve services.
block [sth] in 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." (art: fill in masses) (arte)colorir vt
 First I do a rough sketch on the canvas, then I block in the major colors.
block off vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make inaccessible, blockade)bloquear, obstruir vt
 They blocked off the main road so that the President's motorcade could drive through securely.
block [sth] out vtr + adv (light: keep out)tapar vt
  bloquear vt
 They hung thick dark curtains to block the sunlight out.
block [sb/sth] out 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 (refuse to listen, think) (figurado)afastar, afugentar vt
 Some people abuse drugs or alcohol to block out bad memories.
block [sth] out 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." (artist: draw rough shapes)esboçar vt
 The artist begins the drawing by blocking out a rough sketch.
block party nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (neighbourhood celebration)festa no bairro loc sf
 All neighbors joined in a great block party to celebrate Halloween.
block print nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (art: print made by woodcut) (arte)xilografia sf
 The students are doing block prints in their art class.
block [sth] up 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." (obstruct) (bloquear)colocar obstáculo loc vt
 He had blocked up the exit so we couldn't leave.
 Ele tinha colocado obstáculos à porta para impedir a nossa saída.
building block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (child's toy cube)blocos de montar loc sm
 Lincoln logs are toy wooden building blocks that can be used over and over.
building block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (construction: brick)bloco de construção loc sm
 We raised the rain barrel by putting it on four concrete building blocks.
building block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (fundamental element) (elemento fundamental)pilar sm
 Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins.
chopping block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (used in decapitation) (para decapitação)cepo sm
 Visitors to the Tower of London can still see the executioner's axe and the chopping block used to behead two of Henry VIII's unfortunate wives.
chopping block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (board for cutting food) (cozinha: para cortar carne)cepo sm
  tábua sf
cinder block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (breeze block)bloco de concreto, bloco de cimento sm
  (POR)bloco de betão sm
 Cinder blocks are the norm in tropical areas where termites and storms cause major problems for wood construction.
 Blocos de concreto são comuns em zonas tropicais onde os cupins e as tempestades causam grandes problemas para construções de madeira.
 Blocos de betão são comuns em zonas tropicais onde as térmites e as tempestades causam grandes problemas para construções de madeira.
cinder block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (confection: honeycomb) (doce)caramelo sm
 My grandmother called it "sponge toffee", my father called it "honeycomb" and we call it "cinder block".
city block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rectangular area surrounded by streets)quarteirão sm
  quadra sf
 That limousine looks like it's almost a city-block long.
concrete block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (brick made of concrete) (usado em construção)bloco de concreto loc sm
 Concrete blocks are strong but susceptible to forceful vibration.
epidural block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (anaesthetic: injected into spine)anestesia epidural loc sf
 A common local anaesthetic during childbirth is an epidural block in the spine.
heart block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cardiac disorder) (med.)bloqueio cardíaco loc sm
mental block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (inability to recall)bloqueio mental loc sm
  branco sm
 When he stepped onto the stage he had a sudden mental block and couldn't remember any of his lines.
nerve block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (type of local anaesthetic) (tipo de anestésico local)bloqueio neural loc sm
 After the nerve block was administered I couldn't feel anything below my waist.
office block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (multi-storey office building) (prédio de escritórios)prédio comercial loc sm
 My company is on the 4th floor of an office block.
road block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (barricade against traffic)barricada sf
 The police have set up road blocks on all roads leading out of town.
road block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] obstructing traffic)bloqueio de estrada sm
 The protesters lay down in the street to act as a road block.
starting block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (athletics: foot-positioning device) (atletismo: equipamento de posicionamento dos pés)bloco de saída sm
  marca de saída sf
stumbling block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (obstacle to progress) (figurado)entrave sm
sun block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cream that protects against the sun) (creme que protege contra os raios solares)protetor solar loc sm
  filtro solar loc sm
  bloqueador solar loc sm
 Even on cloudy days it's a good idea to use sun block. My facial lotion contains sun block.
toilet block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (solid detergent used in lavatory bowl) (detergente sólido usado no vaso sanitário)pastilha sanitária loc sf
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