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InglêsPortuguês
can v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (be able to)poder v aux
 I can carry those suitcases for you.
 Posso carregar aquelas malas para ti.
can v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (know how to)saber vt
 She can play the piano.
 Ela sabe tocar piano.
can v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (have the right to)poder v aux
 The prime minister can call an election whenever he wants to.
 O primeiro-ministro pode convocar uma eleição quando ele quiser.
can v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (be allowed to) (ter permissão)poder v aux
 Can I borrow your car tonight?
 Posso tomar emprestado o teu carro esta noite?
can v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (be possible) (ser possível)poder v aux
 Such things can happen if you're not careful.
 Tais coisas podem acontecer se não tomares cuidado.
can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (metal container, usu. cylindrical)lata sf
 We need three more cans of paint.
 Precisamos de mais três latas de tinta.
can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tin: of food)lata sf
 Pass me that can of peas.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fuel) (gasolina)tambor sm
 We should fill this extra can with gas in case we run out.
the can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang (toilet)banheiro sm
  (popular)casinha sf
 Excuse me. I have to go to the can.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês I have to go to the can to take a leak.
can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (jail, gaol) (cadeia)cana sf
 He's been in the can for three months now.
can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (military: warship)carga de profundidade loc sf
 After a few repairs the can was back in the water heading across the ocean.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês It took us four cans to destroy that submarine.
can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang (buttocks) (gíria)traseiro sm
 That toilet seat's so cold you'll freeze your can sitting on it.
a can of [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (contents of a tin)lata sf
 I'll just have a can of beans for lunch.
can v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (have the qualifications to)poder v aux
 A doctor can treat people more extensively than a nurse.
 Um médico pode tratar de um doente melhor que uma enfermeira.
can v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (tend to) (tender a)poder v aux
 He can be really annoying sometimes.
can [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (preserve by sealing)enlatar vt
 They canned most of their peppers for the winter.
can [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." US, slang (fire, dismiss)demitir vt
 He should have been canned for that kind of behavior.
can [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." US, slang (stop doing)parar vt
 You two! Can that fighting! Now!
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InglêsPortuguês
all you can do nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (your only recourse)a única coisa a fazer
  a única solução
  a única saída
 When something bad happens, all you can do is make the best of it.
all you can do nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (everything you are capable of)tradução indisponível
 All you can do is whine; you never fix your problems.
all-you-can-eat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (restaurant buffet: unlimited) (restaurante para se servir à vontade)restaurante tipo bufê sm
  de bufê loc adj
 At the all-you-can-eat restaurant he stuffed himself with cheap food.
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
 Muddle through as best you can, and we'll fix the mistakes later.
bite off more than you can chew v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (accept an overly ambitious task)dar um passo maior do que a perna expres v
 Gabriella thought she would enjoy being team leader, but she may have bitten off more than she can chew.
but what can you do? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal (expressing resignation) (informal: expressando resignação)mas fazer o quê? expr
 The workers may object, but what can you do; the project has to be done on time.
can do interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (certainly) (com certeza)pode deixar expres
 “Could you move those chairs and tables for me, please?” - “Can do!”
can hardly wait v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (feel impatient, excited)mal posso esperar expres
 I can hardly wait for my birthday! This has been such a rotten day, I can hardly wait for it to be over.
 Mal posso esperar pelo meu aniversário! O dia tem sido tão ruim, mal posso esperar que ele acabe.
Can I help you? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (to a customer)Posso ajudar? expr
 Can I help you? asked the sales clerk.
Can it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang, impolite (shut up!) (ofensivo)Cala a boca! interj
  Quieto! interj
 Can it! I don't want to hear another word from you!
 Cala a boca! Não quero ouvir nem mais uma palavra de você.
can stand vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be able to tolerate) (ser capaz de suportar)dá pra levar expres
  dá pra aguentar expres
 I hope that noise stops soon - I don't think I can stand it much longer!
can't contractioncontraction: Shortened form of word or words--for example, "I'd" = "I had," "can't" = "cannot." colloquial, abbreviation (can not) (contração de cannot)não poder loc vt
  não conseguir loc vt
 I can't hear the doorbell when I'm in the back room.
 Eu não posso ouvir a campainha quando estou no quarto dos fundos.
 Eu não consigo ouvir a campainha quando estou no quarto dos fundos.
can't be helped v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (unavoidable) (informal)não tem jeito expres
  não tem solução expres
  não há o que fazer expres
  é inevitável expres
 It's a pity that Deborah can't come with us, but it can't be helped.
 É uma pena que a Débora não possa vir com a gente, mas não tem jeito.
can't be in all places at one time v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US, informal (have too many obligations)estar atolado de trabalho expres v
 I can't be in all places at one time so someone will have to help me.
can't stand [sb/sth] v aux + inf informal (find intolerable)não suportar, não aguentar vt
 I can't stand my overbearing, demanding boss.
do all you can v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (try hard)faça tudo o que for possível expr
 I did all I could to catch the train, but it was too late.
do everything 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)faça tudo o que for possível expr
 Choosing a university is an important decision, so make sure you do everything you can to get it right.
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)faça o melhor que puder expr
 Just do the best you can. That's all anybody could ask for.
do what you can v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (do everything possible)faça o que puder expr
garbage can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (rubbish bin, receptacle for waste) (lixeira)lata de lixo loc sf
 Don't leave your trash on the floor. Throw it in the garbage can! A garbage can is large, often put on the street for garbage collection.
How can I help you? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (what do you need?)Como posso ajudá-lo? expr
 Store clerks often ask customers, "How can I help you?"
milk can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (large metal container for milk) (recipiente para leite)leiteira loc sf
  (grande, de metal)lata de leite loc sf
 The farmer was very upset when the dog bumped into the milk can and spilt the milk.
pop can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, regional (soda can, fizzy drink tin) (bebida gasosa em lata)lata de refrigerante loc sf
 The aluminum recycling facility pays thirty cents a pound for used pop cans.
tin can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (metal food container) (contêiner de metal para comida)lata sf
  latinha sf
 I hate eating soup from a tin can. Baked beans are sold in tin cans.
trash can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (dustbin, rubbish bin)lata de lixo loc sf
 Take those stinky shoes outside and throw them in the trash can!
Two can play that game,
Two can play at that game
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
figurative (intention to retaliate)olho por olho, dente por dente expr
  pagar na mesma moeda expr
 Two can play that game; if John refuses to help me, then I can refuse to help him!
watering can nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (receptacle with spout for watering plants) (receptáculo com saída para regar plantas)regador sm
 She prefers to use a watering can instead of a garden hose.
Yes we can! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" US (Obama's presidential campaign slogan) (EUA, slogan presidencial de Barack Obama)Yes, we can!
  Sim, nós podemos!
You can bet on it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (that is certain)Pode apostar! loc interj
 Whatever the government does will cost us money -- you can bet on it!
You can say that again! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (yes: emphatically) (informal: concordar enfaticamente)é isso aí interj
  (informal, gíria: concordar enfaticamente)pode crer interj
 “This new gadget's just brilliant.” “You can say that again!”
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