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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
door n (to room, building, car)porta sf
 He opened the door and walked into the room.
 Ele abriu a porta e entrou no quarto.
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
door n (closure over an entrance)porta sf
 This trap door leads to the basement.
door n figurative (access)porta sf
 A college degree is the door to financial success.
door n (distance: houses) distânciacasa sf
 She lives three doors down the street.
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Formas compostas
answer the door v (open front door to a caller)abrir a porta loc vt
 When the sales lady rang the bell, I didn't answer the door.
at death's door adv (very ill, about to die) muito mauà porta da morte loc adv
back door porta de trás
barn door n (door of a farm building)porta de celeiro loc sf
 Buying an alarm system after you've been burgled is a lot like closing the barn door after the horses are out.
cellar door n (door leading into basement)porta de adega
 Be careful going through the cellar door because the stairs are very steep.
 He went to get another bottle of wine and walked straight into the cellar door.
close the door on vtr figurative (rule out, exclude) excluirfechar a porta para
 The politician's latest comments, unfortunately, closed the door on a peace agreement between the two countries.
close the door on vtr literal (on [sb]: shut door to exclude)fechar a porta para
door chain n (metal security device for a door)corrente de porta loc sf
 Don't depend on a door chain as your only lock.
door frame n (wooden structure surrounding a door) estrutura de madeira de portasbatente, marco sm
 If you keep slamming the door you'll damage the door frame.
door gasket n (seal on the door of an appliance)borracha para porta loc sf
 If you can pull a dollar bill out through the refrigerator door gasket, it's time to replace the gasket.
door handle n (metal fixture or knob for opening a door)maçaneta sf
 Don't kick the door open - use the door handle!
door hinge n (joint in a door frame) dobradiça de porta ou de janelagonzo sm
 It squeaks when you open and close it: you need to oil the door hinges.
door key n (key to the door of a building)chave sf
 In modern hotels the door key is a plastic card.
door knocker n (metal fixture for knocking at a door)aldraba, aldrava sf
 The door knocker on Jane's house is in the shape of an owl.
door lock n (metal fixture for securing a door shut) para fechar portas, janelasferrolho, trinco sm
 After the thief broke in, I had a hard time replacing the door lock.
door operator n (automatic door-opening mechanism )portão automático loc sm
door prize bilhete com número que será sorteado
door to door, door-to-door adv (selling: from one door to another)de porta em porta
Note: hyphen used when term is adj before a noun
 I got my start in sales selling vacuum cleaners door to door.
door to door, door-to-door adj (sales: from one door to another) vendasde porta em porta
 I started my sales career as a door-to-door insurance salesman.
door to door, door-to-door adj (shipping: all-inclusive service) remessa: serviço completode porta a porta
 Are those shipping costs door-to-door or port-to-port?
door-to-door sales npl (attempt to sell [sth] by knocking on doors)vendas de porta em porta
door-to-door salesman n ([sb] who sells [sth] by knocking on doors)vendedor de porta em porta
 James is a door-to-door vacuum salesman.
fire door n (fire-resistant inner door) porta que resiste ao fogoporta corta-fogo loc sf
 The employees were told off for wedging the fire doors open in the hot weather.
front door n (entrance door at the front of a house) entrada principal da casaporta principal, porta da frente loc sf
 My family usually goes in and out of the house by the kitchen door, but we prefer that guests use the front door.
inner door n (interior door)porta interior loc sf
 The inner door of this room has not been painted yet.
keep the door open manter a porta aberta
 deixar a porta aberta
leave the door open for deixar a porta aberta para
listen at the door vi (eavesdrop)escutar atrás da porta loc v int
 You'll hear what they say if you listen at the door.
lock the door v (close and secure the door with a key) à chavetrancar a porta loc vt
 I always set the burglar alarm and lock the door when I go out.
 Don't forget to lock the door behind you when you leave.
next-door neighbor vizinho do lado
open door, open-door n (policy of inclusion) política de inclusãopolítica de portas abertas loc sf
Note: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 My boss has an open-door policy -- he wants his employees to feel comfortable talking to him any time.
open-door policy política de portas abertas
shut the door fechar a porta
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