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how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in what manner)como adv
 Did you see how he looked at me?
 Viste como ele olhou para mim?
how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (by what means)como adv
 Do you know how to fix this TV?
 Sabes como consertar esta TV?
how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in what condition)como adv
 How are you?
 Como estás?
how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to what extent) (literário)quão adv
  (em que extensão)como adv
 How strong do you like your coffee?
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Quão forte você gosta do seu café?
how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (intensifier)que pron
 How kind of you!
 Que gentil da tua parte!
 
Traduções complementares
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how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (meaning what)como adv
 I don't know how to understand her comments.
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anyhow,
any old how
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
informal (carelessly, without order) (informal)de qualquer jeito loc adv
 I was shocked to see Sara shove her expensive dresses into the wardrobe anyhow.
comprehend how vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (understand)compreender vt
 It's impossible to comprehend how such a complicated machine works.
dread to think what/how/who v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (find unpleasant to imagine)ter medo de pensar expres
 I dread to think how the victim's family must be feeling.
how about informal (introducing a suggestion) (introdução de pergunta)que tal expres
 How about going to the cinema tonight?
How about that! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (delight, surprise) (expressão: surpresa)quem diria! interj
 My sister is expecting twins. How about that!
How about that! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (impressed)não diga! interj
How about that? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (asking opinion) (pedir opinião)que tal?, o que acha? interj
How about that? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (wanting to impress) (querer impressionar)que tal?, o que me diz disso? interj
How are you doing? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal (greeting)Como vai? expres
  (BRA)Como está expres
  (POR)Como estás expres
 "How are you doing?" "Not too bad, how about you?"
How are you? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (greeting)Como vai? expres
how big? informal (of what dimensions?)de que tamanho? loc int
 How big a portion of chocolate cake do you want?
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? expres
 Store clerks often ask customers, "How can I help you?"
how come exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal (why is it that) (pedir explicação)como assim, como é que pode expres
  por que loc adv
 How come you aren't at work?
How come? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (Why?)Como assim? interj
 No matter what I say, my daughter always asks, "How come?"
How dare you! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (indignation)Como você se atreve? interj
  Como você ousa? interj
 How dare you say I can't cook! So you told her she was a fat cow?? How dare you!!
How do you do? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." formal (Pleased to meet you.)Como vai? expres
 How do you do? I'm delighted to meet you.
how far? (to or at what distance?)a que distância? loc int
 How far is it to the nearest gas station from here? How far can you go on one tank of gas?
how goes it? informal (how are you?) (informal)como vai? loc int
 Hello, John - long time, no see! How goes it?
how is it that...? (explain why) (pedir explicação)como pode...?, por que...?, como é que...? interj
 How is it that all of your hats are black?
how it is (reality, the way life is) (realidade da vida)é como as coisas são, é assim expres
 You might think it's unfair that you didn't get the job, but that's just how it is.
how long (time: for what duration) (tempo)há quanto tempo? loc int
 How long does it take to boil an egg?
how long (measurement: what length) (dimensão)quanto mede loc int
 How long is the Great Wall of China?
how many (what number)quantos? pron
 How many times have you been abroad?
how much (what amount, what degree) (quantidade, grau)quanto? pron
 It's not important how much effort you put into the job - it's results that count!
how much (to what degree, to what extent)quanto pron
 It doesn't matter how much I try to please my boss, he still isn't satisfied.
how often advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (the frequency with which)com qual frequência expres
 How often I go to the dentist depends on how I feel.
how often advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with what frequency)com qual frequência expres
 How often do you go to the doctor?
how-do-you-do,
how-d'ye-do,
how-de-do
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal, dated (difficult situation) (figurado, informal, datado)pepino sm
  (figurado, informal, datado)abacaxi sm
how-to book nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (instructional book, manual) (manual, guia)como fazer loc sm
 I wanted to save money and service my own car so I bought a how-to book on car mechanics.
How's that? advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (what)Como é que é?, Como é?, O que você disse? loc adv
  o quê? loc pron
 How's that? What did you say?
inquire [sth]/whether/when/how,
inquire as to (US),
enquire (UK)
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
formal (with clause: ask)perguntar vt
  indagar, sondar vt
 Fred inquired whether Larry had time to help him move this weekend. "Does this train go to Kings Cross?" Lucie enquired.
know how to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be able to do [sth])saber como expres v
 Do you know how to swim?
know how v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be able, have skill)saber como expres v
 I'd love to make my own clothes but I don't know how.
know-how nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (technical knowledge) (anglicismo)know-how sm
  experiência sf
  técnica sf
  perícia sf
 I don't have the know-how to fix it.
My heart bleeds for you.,
My heart bleeds,
How my heart bleeds for you
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
figurative, ironic (I feel compassion for you)Compadeço-me com o seu sofrimento expres
  solidarizo-me com o seu sofrimento expres
 "I have to pay a fortune in income tax these days," said Theo. "My heart bleeds for you!" said his brother.
no matter how conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (whichever way)não importa como loc conj
 No matter how hard I try, I can't draw as well as you.
no matter how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in whatever way)não importa como loc adv
 No matter how you say it, turning someone down for a date is going to hurt their feelings.
realize how/what/who,
also UK: realise how/what/who
vtr + conj
(be aware) (compreender, saber)imaginar, compreender, perceber vt
  dar-se conta expres v
  atentar-se vp
 He doesn't realize how important this is for me.
 Ele não imagina o quanto isso é importante para mim.
 NEW : Você se dá conta de como isso é importante?
seeing as how conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." informal (considering, given that)visto como loc conj
 Seeing as how the wedding is only days away, we need to finish making the decorations as quickly as possible.
show how [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (demonstrate the way that)mostrar como expres v
 Can you show me how this machine works?
technical know-how nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (practical and specialist skills) (qualificações práticas e especiais)domínio técnico loc sm
  know-how sm
 We need to bring in someone with the technical know-how to drag us out of this mess.
tell how vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (describe the manner in which) (descrever a maneira em que)mostrar como loc vt
 If you'll tell me how to bake a pie, I'll bake you one tomorrow.
that's how it goes sometimes interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing philosophical acceptance) (expressar aceitação filosófica)nem tudo dá certo expres
  a vida é assim mesmo expres
 I didn't get the job, but that's how it goes sometimes. I know it isn't fair but that's just how it goes sometimes.
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