life

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For the noun: life
Plural form: lives

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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lifetime)vida sf
 He led an interesting life.
 Ele levou uma vida interessante.
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (organisms)vida sf
 Scientists were surprised to discover life at the bottom of the sea.
 Os cientistas ficaram surpresos ao descobrir vida no fundo do mar.
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. invariable (existence)vida sf
 Is there life on mars?
 Há vida em Marte?
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, uncountable (useful duration)vida útil loc sf
 This battery should have a life of 20 hours.
 Esta bateria deve ter uma vida útil de vinte horas.
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, uncountable (spirit, liveliness) (espírito animado)vida sf
  vivacidade sf
 The children are so full of life.
 As crianças são tão cheias de vida!
 
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InglêsPortuguês
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a human being)vida sf
 Twenty lives were lost in the bombing.
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (biography)biografia sf
 The academic wrote an excellent life of Shakespeare.
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (animation) (animação)vida sf
 That actress really gives life to the role.
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. invariable (imprisonment) (prisão)vida sf
 The judge sentenced him to life in prison.
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (aspect of existence)vida sf
 She has an active social life.
 Ela tem uma vida social ativa.
life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sb] precious) (alguém precioso)vida sf
 I love my boy. He is my life.
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all my life advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (throughout my lifetime)a vida toda loc adv
 I was born in Manchester, and I've lived here all my life.
 Eu nasci em Manchester e vivi aqui a vida toda.
all the days of your life advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for rest of your life)todos os dias da sua vida expres
bane,
bane of your life,
bane of your existence
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (source of annoyance) (fonte de aborrecimento)maldição, desgraça sf
 My computer's crashed again; technology is the bane of my life!
breathe life into vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (revive, rejuvenate) (reviver)dar vida a
 The paramedics breathed life into the accident victim.
breathe new life into [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (reinvent, rejuvenate)dar nova vida loc vt
 Hiring Edie with her fresh new ideas will breathe new life into this company.
bring [sth] to life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (enliven) (figurado)animar vt
  dar vida expres v
 The party was boring until the band started playing and brought it to life.
bring [sth/sb] to life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (make seem real) (figurado)dar vida expres v
 A good movie adaptation really brings the characters to life.
brought to life adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (given life)trazer (de volta) à vida loc vt
 The puppet Pinocchio was brought to life by a fairy.
 O boneco Pinóquio foi trazido à vida por uma fada.
the change nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. dated, informal (menopause)menopausa sf
 Weight gain is common among women who are going through the change.
circle of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (cycle of birth and death)ciclo de vida loc sm
city life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (urban lifestyle)vida urbana loc sf
 I prefer the high energy of city life to the calm of the country.
come to life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (liven up)animar-se, reanimar-se vp
 It's surprising how much I come to life after a short nap.
come to life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (art, theatre: be convincing) (arte, teatro: tornar-se realístico)ganhar vida expres
 His stories seem to come to life as he tells them with such passion.
daily life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (everyday existence)vida diária loc sf
 Some people only practice their religion on holidays, while for others it's a part of their daily life.
depart this life v euphemism (die)partir desta vida
 I want to depart this life at the time and in the manner of my choosing.
devote your life to [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be totally committed: to a cause)dedicar a vida a expr
 Jeremy devoted his life to a vain cause.
early life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (childhood)infância sf
 She spent her early life in India, but moved to Britain as a teenager.
elixir of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (potion believed to make one immortal) (suposta poção da imortalidade)elixir da vida loc sm
 The search for the elixir of life dates back thousands of years.
end of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (manufacturing: discontinuation of a product) (manufatura)fim da vida útil loc sm
end of life,
end-of-life
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(final days of terminal disease) (de doença)terminal adj
 A hospice is often the best place for end-of-life care.
end of life,
end-of-life
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(product, vehicle: discontinued) (produto, veículo)fim da vida útil loc sm
end-of-life product nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (manufacturing: discontinued item) (produto descontinuado)produto fora de linha loc sm
estimated life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person: life expectancy)expectativa de vida sf
estimated life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (expected duration)expectativa de vida sf
 The light bulb has an estimated life of 64 hours.
eternal life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (religion: life after death)vida eterna
 Christians believe that, through faith and good works, they can attain eternal life with God.
everyday life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (normal daily existence)dia a dia loc sm
 The teacher showed the students how they use math in everyday life. Taking his medicine became part of his everyday life.
fact of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] unavoidably true)fato da vida loc sm
facts of life nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (sex education) (educação sexual)fatos da vida loc sm
 If the parents don't teach their children the facts of life the school system will have to do it.
fear for his life viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be afraid he is likely to die, be killed)temer pela vida loc v int
 He feared for his life when the robber drew a gun.
for life advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for the rest of one's life)para a vida toda loc adv
 Marriage is a commitment for life.
full of life adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (lively, energetic) (energético)cheio de vida loc adj
 He's nearly 80 but still full of life and with an eye for the ladies.
future life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reincarnation)vida futura loc sf
 I hope to come back as a house cat in a future life.
Get a life! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing contempt) (expressando desprezo)vai fazer alguma coisa útil! interj
  sai dessa! interj
 When I told them I was translating the Bible into Vulcan they all said “Get a life!”
 Quando eu disse a eles que estava traduzindo a bíblia para o Vulcano eles retrucaram "Vá fazer alguma coisa útil!".
give life to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (enliven)dar vida a expres
 He provides just enough description to give life to his characters.
 Ele dá apenas descrição suficiente para dar vida a seus personagens.
give life to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give birth to)dar à luz expres
good life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (luxurious lifestyle) (estilo de vida luxuoso)vida boa loc sf
 He's living the good life on his yacht in the Mediterranean.
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time taken for [sth] to decrease by half)meia-vida sf
 Uranium-238 has a half-life of about 4.47 billion years.
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: time taken for half of principal to be repaid) (fin: tempo gasto até pagar metade do principal)vida média sf
 The time taken to repay half the mortgage debt is referred to here as the half-life of the mortgage.
Have a nice life interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal, ironic (bitter, dismissive)passar bem! interj
in the prime of life,
in the prime of your life,
in your prime
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(when you are healthiest, happiest)na flor da vida expres
  em apogeu expres
life assurance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (pays when holder dies)seguro de vida loc sm
 People with young children are more likely to buy life assurance.
life class,
life drawing class (US),
life-drawing class (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(nude drawing lesson)aula de desenho anatômico loc sf
  aula de desenho nu loc sf
life cycle,
lifecycle
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(development process: [sth] living)ciclo de vida sm
 The students learned about the life cycle of a butterfly.
life expectancy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (age one is expected to live to)expectativa de vida sf
 The average life expectancy for a man in the US is about 75 years.
life insurance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pays if holder dies during set term)seguro de vida loc sm
 I bought life insurance to help my family if something happens to me.
life jacket,
life vest,
life preserver,
lifesaver,
life saver
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(inflatable safety vest)colete salva-vidas sm
 Some of the crewmen weren't wearing life jackets. When the ship hit the rocks we were all ordered to put on our life jackets.
life saver,
lifesaver
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative, informal ([sb], [sth] helpful in emergency) (gíria, figurado)mão na roda expres
 Thank you so much for the loan! You're a life saver!
life sentence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (long prison term)sentença de morte sf
  pena de morte sf
 My brother's serving a life sentence for kidnapping.
life skills nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (everyday coping strategies)habilidades vitais sf pl
  competências para a vida sf pl
life span nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period of existence)tempo de vida sm
 A total of €2.5 million will be invested over the life span of the project.
life support nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (equipment to sustain a patient's life) (medicina)suporte de vida sm
  (figurado)aparelhos sm pl
 There are ethical questions associated with keeping a person on life support. Because he was brain dead, Jim's family decided to turn off his life support.
life-threatening adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (potentially fatal)perigoso adj
  potencialmente fatal adv + adj
 The doctors diagnosed a life-threatening cancer. His injuries from the car accident were life-threatening.
lifeblood,
life-blood
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (source of life, energy) (que dá vida, energia)sangue vital loc sm
  (alma, ânimo, espírito)força vital loc sf
 Agriculture is the lifeblood of that country.
lifeblood,
life-blood
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
literary (blood: symbol of life)força vital loc sf
 She watched as his eyes slowly closed and his lifeblood seeped away.
lifelong,
life-long
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(lasting a lifetime) (que dura uma vida)para toda a vida loc adj
 Marriage should be regarded as a lifelong commitment.
lifesaving,
life-saving
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(rescuing)salvamento sm
 The cat was stuck in a tree for hours until the fire department did the lifesaving.
lifesaving,
life-saving
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(first aid, emergency treatment)primeiros socorros sm pl
 Every hiker should be trained in lifesaving.
lifesaving,
life-saving
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(emergency)de vida ou morte loc adj
  emergencial adj
lifesaving,
life-saving
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(preserving life)que salva vidas adj
lifestyle,
life-style,
life style
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(way of living)estilo de vida sm
 Karen liked living in a big city because it gave her the kind of lifestyle that she enjoyed.
lifestyle,
life-style
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(pertaining to it)de vida loc adj
 Tom has made some bad lifestyle choices.
lifestyle,
life-style,
life style
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(desirable way of living)estilo de vida sm
 Ben moved to California to try to get a taste of the lifestyle.
lifetime membership,
also UK: life membership
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(membership of a club, etc., for your lifetime)assinatura vitalícia sf
 He bought a life membership to the club.
live the high life viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (have a luxurious lifestyle)viver de maneira extravagante loc v int
 Ever since he won the lottery he's been living the high life.
long life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (longevity) (longevidade)vida longa loc sf
 A healthy diet is key to a long life. My grandfather had a long life, passing away at the age of 92.
long life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (endurance) (duração)vida longa loc sf
 This bicycle is built for long life using high-quality components.
loss of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (death) (morte)perda da vida loc sf
 A bomb exploded in the shopping centre, leading to considerable loss of life.
a matter of life and death nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (issue of vital importance)questão de vida ou morte expres
 Getting out of a burning house fast is a matter of life and death.
mid-life crisis,
midlife crisis
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(psychological condition of middle age)crise da meia-idade sf
 He blamed his gambling and womanising on a mid-life crisis.
mortality table,
life table
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(chart that illustrates life expectancy)tabela de mortalidade loc sf
never in my life advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not ever)nunca em minha vida loc adv
 Never in my life have I seen such an ugly dog!
new lease on life,
new lease of life
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(fresh enthusiasm for living) (entusiasmo renovado para viver)começo de nova vida loc sm
  novo sentido loc sm
 Losing all that weight gave me a new lease on life.
new life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fresh start, reinvented existence) (recomeço)vida nova loc sf
 He started his new life in advertising.
new life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (renewed vigour or purpose) (vigor renovado)vida nova loc sf
 The discovery of the diary gave new life to her attempt to write the author's biography.
next life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Christianity: afterlife, existence after death) (cristianismo - vida após a morte )vida futura, próxima vida loc sf
 When I die, I'm looking forward to being reunited with Harry in the next life.
next life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Buddhism: reincarnation) (budismo)reencarnação, próxima vida sf
 I hope I don't come back as a flea in my next life.
night life,
nightlife
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(entertainment at night)vida noturna sf
not on your life interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (absolutely not: expressing refusal)absolutamente não!, Nem pensar! interj
plant and animal life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (living organisms) (organismos vivos)flora e fauna loc sf
  vida animal e vegetal loc sf
plant life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vegetation, flora) (vegetação, flora)flora sf
 The island is noted for its abundant plant life.
the prime of your life,
the prime of life
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(best, healthiest time in life)auge sm
  apogeu sm
  (figurado)aurora sf
 Many people say that your thirties are the prime of your life.
quality of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (comfort and enjoyment in one's existence) (conforto e aproveitamento na vida de alguém)qualidade de vida loc sf
real life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reality) (realidade)vida real loc sf
 In real life, ugly ducklings become ugly ducks, not swans.
risk your life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (do [sth] extremely dangerous)arriscar a vida loc vt
 You risk your life when you drive too quickly.
Run for your life! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (to save your life)salve-se quem puder! interj
sea life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (animals and plants of the ocean)vida marinha loc sf
service life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period a product is expected to last)vida útil loc sf
shelf life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (length of time [sth] can be stored)vida útil sf
  tempo de armazenamento sm
  tempo de armazenagem sm
  validade sf
 As bread has a short shelf life, a lot of loaves are returned to the manufacturers.
shelf life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (duration that food is fit to eat)vida útil sf
  validade sf
 Bread only has a shelf life of a few days.
shelf life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (duration that [sth] is useful)vida útil sf
  validade sf
slice of life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (accurate depiction of reality)pedaço da vida loc sm
  recorte da vida loc sm
 The film is a slice of life from the 1950s.
social life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (leisure time spent with other people) (momento de lazer vivido com outras pessoas)vida social sf
still life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (art form) (tipo de arte)natureza morta sf
 This artist specializes in still life, but occasionally does portraits.
still life,
plural: still lifes
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(artwork) (tipo de pintura)natureza morta sf
 I hung a Cezanne print on the wall: a still life of a bowl of apples.
still-life painting nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (art form) (tipo de pintura)pintura de natureza morta sf
 The artist specializes in still-life painting.
still-life painting nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (artwork) (tipo de pintura)pintura de natureza morta sf
 Van Gogh did many still-life paintings of flowers.
Such is life. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (expressing resignation) (expressando atitude resignada)é a vida expr
take your life in your hands v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (do [sth] dangerous) (fazer algo perigoso)brincar com a vida expres
  arriscar a vida expres
that's life interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing acceptance of fate) (informal, expressão: aceitação)é a vida interj
 I've missed the last train. Ah well, that's life!
the simple things in life nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (basic pleasures) (prazeres básicos)as coisas simples da vida expres
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