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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
neck nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (body part)  (parte do corpo)pescoço sm
 His neck hurt from bending it all day.
 O pescoço doía-lhe de estar curvado o dia inteiro.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
neck nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (garment, esp. shirt)gola sf
 The neck of the shirt was too small.
neck nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bottle)  (garrafa)gargalo sm
 The neck broke when he tried to open the beer bottle by hitting it on a rock.
neck nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (horse-racing: measure)  (corrida de cavalos)pescoço sm
 The horse won by a neck. What an exciting race!
neck nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (narrow strip of land, strait, isthmus)istmo, estreito sm
 You can fish on either side of the neck. The shores are very close together.
neck viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." colloquial (hug and kiss)  (gíria, ficar de agarramento)dar uns amassos loc v int
 The teens were seen necking behind the stadium seats.
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Formas compostas
break your neck v literal (fracture a bone in the neck)quebrar o pescoço loc v
 It's called breakneck speed because you will break your neck if you go that fast and fall off the motorcycle.
break your neck v figurative (try very hard, make extreme effort)quebrar o pescoço loc vt
 We broke our necks to be sure he got elected.
crew neck
crew-neck
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(clothing: rounded neckline)  (roupa)decote careca loc sm
Note: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 The t-shirt had a crew-neck as opposed to a v-neck
crew neck
crew-neck
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(item of clothing with a rounded neckline)  (com decote careca)camiseta sf
 Because it was his day off, he threw on a crew-neck instead of a collared shirt.
from the neck up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (mentally, psychologically)intelectualmente, psicologicamente adv
 From the neck up she's fine, but she has a lot of medical problems.
from the neck up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in the mind alone, excluding the body)na mente loc adv
neck and neck adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (competitors: even)  (em corridas, concursos)emparelhado adj
  lado a lado
 These two candidates are neck and neck for the job.
neck of the woods nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (area, locale)  (figurativo - vizinhança, área)banda, cercania sf
  arredores sm pl
 Stop by and see me the next time you're in my neck of the woods.
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