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on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (running, not switched off) (sem estar desligado, funcionando)ligado adj
 The computer's already on.
 O computador já está ligado.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (atop) (em cima)em prep
 Your book's on the table.
 Seus livros estão em cima da mesa.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (attached to) (anexado a)em prep
Nota: em + a = na
 The picture's on the wall.
 A foto está na parede.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in the vicinity) (localidade)em prep
 They bought a house on a lake.
 Eles compraram uma casa nova no lago.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (associated with) (associado a)em prep
 He's been on the football team for several years.
 Ele está no time de futebol há vários anos.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (according to)segundo, conforme adv
  de acordo com loc prep
 We'll continue on that basis.
 Continuaremos segundo (or: conforme) essa base.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (purpose) (para)a prep
 He's here on business.
 Ele está aqui a negócios.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (means)a prep
 His car runs on diesel. Did you come here on foot?
 O carro dele é a diesel. Você veio aqui a pé?
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into position)em prep
 Put the lid on and boil for five minutes.
 Coloque a tampa na panela e ferva por cinco minutos.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (condition) (condição)em prep
 The house is on fire.
 A casa está em chamas.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time, occasion)em, a prep
 I always go jogging on Sundays. Let's go to the cinema on Tuesday.
 Eu sempre saio para correr aos domingos. Vamos ao cinema na terça-feira.
 
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on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (occurring) (acontecer: gerúndio)acontecendo v int
 The film festival is on all week.
 O festival de cinema está acontecendo a semana inteira.
on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (broadcasting)no ar loc adv
 Your favourite programme is on.
 O seu programa favorito está no ar.
on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (performing)em ação loc adv
 I always get stage fright, but I'm OK once I'm on.
on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (planned)de pé loc adj
 Is the party still on for tonight?
 A festa ainda está de pé para hoje à noite?
on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (baseball: on base)posto adj
 They have three men on.
on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK (acceptable)aceitável adj
 His behaviour is just not on.
on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal, figurative (due onstage) (teatro)ir ao palco vt + loc adv
  subir ao palco vt + loc adv
 Theresa's on in two minutes! Where did she go?
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (situated atop)em posição loc adv
 Are you on? Can I start pedalling?
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (onto position, cooking) (na posição)no lugar loc adv
 I'll put the potatoes on.
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (covering, wrapping)colocado adj
 Fred has his coat on already.
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (tightly attached)colocado, posto adj
 Make sure the cap is on properly.
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (towards a place, object)na direção loc adv
 They walked further on down the road.
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (onward)adiante adv
 The crowd urged her on.
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (continuously)adiante adv
 Carry on with what you were doing.
on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into operation)em operação loc adv
 Could you turn the radio on?
on nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (button) (botão)liga sf
 Press "on".
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (suspended from)em prep
 Her coat is on the hook.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (upon)em prep
 Could you put these flowers on the bookcase?
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (covering, wrapping)em prep
 You should put a bandage on that wound.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (forming a base for)em prep
 She prefers painting on canvas.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (about)sobre prep
 I'm looking for a book on orchids.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (dealing with) (lidar com)com prep
 I'll get on the problem right away.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in the direction of)em prep
 She shone the light on the intruder.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (vehicles)em prep
  dentro adv
 We can eat our sandwiches on the train.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (membership)em prep
 My Mum served on a jury for a murder trial.
 Minha mãe participou do júri de um julgamento por assassinato.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (media)em prep
 What's on Channel 4 tonight?
 O que vai passar no Canal 4 hoje à noite?
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (source, agent)de prep
 She depends on the dictionary to do her homework.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (basis) (base)em prep
 The relationship was founded on trust.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." informal (liability: down to) (responsabilidade)em prep
 It's always on me to sort out these problems.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (destination)em prep
 The police closed in on him.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (object)para prep
 They've always looked on me with kindness.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (reference)sobre prep
 What are your thoughts on global warming?
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (at the time of) (no momento de)ao prep
 They started to get lost on entering the city.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (diet, medicine) (fazendo uso)em prep
 She's on antibiotics.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (to the detriment of)sobre prep
 They have a three-mile lead on us.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (via the medium of)em prep
 They saw it on TV.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (about: a subject)sobre prep
  desencapar vt
 This presentation is on the French Revolution and changes in society thereafter.
 Essa apresentação é sobre a Revolução Francesa e as mudanças na sociedade desde então.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." informal (taking: drugs)drogado adj
  (informal)chapado adj
 Mitch seemed agitated and strange all evening, as if he were on something.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." informal (paid by)por conta loc sb
 Dinner's on me tonight! You paid last time we went out.
 O jantar é por minha conta hoje! Você pagou da última vez que saímos.
be on to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have a promising idea)tradução indisponível
be on to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (about [sb]'s secret)tradução indisponível
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a night out on the town nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (evening at bar, party)uma noitada na cidade loc sf
 After I got my promotion, my friends and I went for a night out on the town to celebrate.
 Depois de ganhar minha promoção, meus amigos e eu fomos para uma noitada na cidade para comemorar.
act on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (respond)responder a vt + prep
 Olga acted on the email she received.
act on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (have effect)agir sobre vt + prep
 The engraving was the result of the acid acting on the metal.
 A estampa era resultado do ácido agindo sobre o metal.
add [sth] on vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (charge [sth] in addition)somar algo a, adicionar algo a vt + pron + prep
  acrescentar algo a vt + pron + prep
 Restaurants add sales tax onto the bill.
add [sth] onto [sth],
add on [sth] to [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(charge in addition)adicionar sobre vt + prep
 This restaurant automatically adds a service charge onto the bill.
add on [sth],
add [sth] on
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(append [sth])anexar vt
 Before sending the email, Irene added on a document.
add [sth] onto [sth],
add on [sth] to [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(append)adicionar a vt + prep
add-on nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (optional extra feature) (software)extensão sf
  (anglicismo: software)add-on sm
 The software has lots of add-ons.
add-on nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (additional charge)taxa adicional loc sf
 The bill includes add-ons.
add-on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (feature: optional, extra)extra adj
  opcional adj
 The program provides many add-on features.
advise [sb] on [sth] vtr + prep (counsel [sb] on [sth])aconselhar vt
  assessorar vt
 He was hired to advise the Queen on matters of state.
 Ele foi contratado para aconselhar a Rainha em assunto de Estado.
 Ele foi contratado para assessorar a Rainha em assunto de Estado.
advise [sb] on [sth] vtr + prep (warn about or recommend)aconselhar sobre vt + prep
 Eddie advised us on the best restaurants to visit.
afoot (mainly US),
on foot
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(walking, on foot)a pé loc adv
 It sometimes takes longer to drive than to get to work on foot.
agree with [sb] about/on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have same opinion about)concordar vt
 We all agreed with Jack about the colour of the new chairs.
 Nós todos concordamos com o Jack sobre a cor das novas cadeiras.
agree on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (decide mutually)concordar vt
 We can't seem to agree on our political views at all.
 Nós não concordamos nem um pouco em nossas opiniões políticas.
agree on terms v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (decide conditions)acordar os termos loc v
 The two companies agreed on terms and the contract was signed.
and so on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (et cetera)etc. loc adv
  et cetera loc adv
  assim por diante loc adv
 Victims of the disaster urgently need drinking water, food, medical supplies, and so on.
 As vítimas do desastre precisam urgentemente de água potável, comida, suprimentos médicos etc.
and so on and so forth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (et cetera)e assim por diante sucessivamente loc adv
 First we preheat the oven, and then we measure the ingredients; mix the eggs with the sugar, and so on and so forth.
applique [sth] on [sth],
applique [sth] to [sth],
appliqué
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
French (decorative patch: sew on to [sth](adorno decorativo de tecido)aplicar vt
attend on [sb] vi + prep UK (serve)atender, servir vt
 There were several staff to attend on the guests.
 Havia vários funcionários para atender os convidados.
authoritative on [sth],
authoritative about [sth]
adj + prep
(knowledgeable about)perito adj
  conhecedor adj
  (formal)versado adj
 My history teacher is particularly authoritative on the Tudor period.
authority on [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (authoritative publication)autoridade sf
 The famous astronomer's book is considered to be the authority on black holes.
backtrack on [sth] vi + prep figurative (change your opinion about [sth](figurado)voltar atrás loc v
  mudar de opinião loc v
balance [sth],
balance [sth] on [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(place precariously)equilibrar vt
 The hiker balanced his water bottle on a rock.
bang on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK, slang (on target, exact)na mosca expres
 It was a tricky question, but I thought his answer was bang on.
bang on vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." UK, informal (talk insistently about [sth])matraquear vt
  falar insistentemente vt + adv
 The lecturer kept banging on even though most of the students weren't listening.
bang on about [sth] vi phrasal + prep UK, informal (talk insistently about [sth])matraquear vt
  lamuriar-se vp
 Tanya is always banging on about how awful her boss is.
bank on [sth/sb],
bank upon [sth/sb]
vi + prep
figurative (rely, bet)contar com, depender de vt + prep
 I'm banking on the stock market recovering; otherwise I won't have enough retirement funds.
bargain on [sth],
bargain on doing [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
informal (expect)esperar vt
  contar com expres v
 I hadn't bargained on retiring at 59, but here I am, retired!
 Eu não esperava me aposentar com 59 anos, mas aqui estou, aposentado!
 Eu não contava com a aposentadoria aos 59 anos, mas aqui estou, aposentado!
barge in on [sth] vi phrasal + prep informal (interrupt [sth])intrometer-se vp
  interromper vt
  (figurado)invadir vt
 It was rude of you to barge in on their family reunion.
barge in on [sb] vi phrasal + prep informal (interrupt [sb])interromper vt
 She barged in on me while I was getting dressed!
barge in on [sth] vi phrasal + prep informal, figurative (conversation: interrupt)intrometer-se vp
 What makes you think you can just barge in on someone else's conversation?
base [sth] on [sth],
base [sth] upon [sth]
vtr + prep
often passive (use as evidence)basear em vt
Nota: "Base on" is more common than "base upon." These expressions are often used in the passive voice--e.g., "My opinion is based on facts, not rumor."
 She based her conclusion on close examination of the evidence.
 Ela baseou sua conclusão em um exame minucioso da evidência.
base [sth] on [sth],
base [sth] upon [sth]
vtr + prep
(adapt from)basear vt
Nota: "Base on" is more common than "base upon." These expressions are often used in the passive voice--e.g., "The movie is based on a true story."
 They will base the film on a short story written by Mark Twain.
 Eles vão basear o filme em um conto de Mark Twain.
be based on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be founded on [sth])baseado adj
 His political ideas are based on his conservative beliefs.Ideally, your decision should be based upon sound reasoning.
 As ideias políticas dele são baseadas em suas crenças conservadoras. Idealmente, sua decisão deveria ser baseada em argumentos sólidos.
be based on [sth],
be based upon [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be adapted from [sth])baseado adj
 Many movies are based on true stories. The play is based on the novel of the same name.
 Muitos filmes são baseados em histórias reais. A peça é baseada em um romance homônimo.
based on [sth],
based upon [sth]
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(adapted from [sth])baseado em expres
 Based on a true story.
based on [sth],
based upon [sth]
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(founded on)baseado em adj + prep
 Some countries have laws based upon state religions.
batten on [sth],
batten upon [sth]
vi + prep
rare (grow fat on)engordando v int
 The sheep are battening well on the rich grass in the meadow.
 As ovelhas estão engordando bem com a grama do prado.
batten on [sb],
batten upon [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
figurative (prosper at [sb]'s expense)tirar vantagem expres v
batten on [sth],
batten upon [sth]
vi + prep
(feed greedily on)devorar vt
 The revellers sat down at the table and battened upon the food.
 Os foliões sentaram à mesa e devoraram a comida.
be agreed on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be decided)estar de acordo em expres v
 It seems we are all agreed on the need for health care reform, but we differ totally on how to implement it.
be carried on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be continued or perpetuated) (negócio)tocado expres
 After all these years, the business is still being carried on by the founder's great-great-grandson.
be on a roll v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (experience a run of success) (até o presente momento)até agora loc adv
 I think I'll strip the wallpaper from another wall before bedtime; I'm on a roll!
be on about [sth] vi phrasal + prep UK, slang (talk incessantly) (até pouco tempo atrás)até recentemente loc adv
  (até recentemente)até há pouco tempo loc adv
 What on earth are you on about?
be switched on viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (device: in operating position)ser ligado loc v
be switched on viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." UK, slang (person: fashionable) (figurado)estar ligado em expres v
bear down on [sth/sb] vi phrasal + prep (push, press on)pressionar vt
 Bear down on the pen to make clear carbon copies.
bear down on [sb] vi phrasal + prep figurative (weigh heavily upon)cair sobre vt + prep
 The weight of Emma's financial worries were bearing down on her.
bear down on [sb/sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] UK (rush towards)avançar sobre expres
 The truck came bearing down on the brothers as they were crossing the street.
bear down on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (approach threateningly)aproximar-se vp
 The man was bearing down on Jim along the path.
bear on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] formal (be relevant)ser relevante expres v
beg off on [sth] vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (excuse yourself)pedir desculpa vt + sf
  pedir perdão vt + sf
on behalf of [sb/sth],
on [sb/sth]'s behalf,
also US: in behalf of [sb/sth],
in [sb/sth]'s behalf
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(in place of [sb])em nome de loc prep
Nota: "On behalf of, on sb/sth's behalf" is currently much more common than "in behalf of, in sb/sth's behalf."
 I'm phoning on behalf of my daughter, who has lost her voice. The millionaire sent somebody to bid on the painting on his behalf.
 Estou telefonando em nome da minha filha, que perdeu a voz. O milionário mandou alguém para o leilão da pintura em seu nome.
bent on [sth] adj + prep (be determined)inclinado a expres
  determinado a expres
 The victim's father is bent on revenge.
be bent on [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be determined about [sth])inclinar-se vp
  determinar-se vp
bent on doing [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (be determined to do [sth])inclinado a expres
  determinado a expres
 That cousin of yours is bent on doing as much damage as he can.
bestow [sth] on [sb],
bestow [sth] upon [sb]
vtr + prep
formal (present, give [sb]: an award, gift) (formal)conceder a vt + prep
  entregar a vt + prep
 The head of the Board of Education bestowed the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award on Mrs. Hall. The king bestowed knighthoods on his most loyal subjects.
 O presidente do Conselho de Educação concedeu o prêmio de Melhor Professor do ano para a professora Hall. O rei concedeu honras de cavaleiro aos seus súditos mais leais.
bet on [sth] vi + prep (place a wager on)apostar vt
bet on [sth] vi + prep figurative (be totally confident of)apostar vt
  asseverar vt
bid on [sth] vi + prep (make an offer to buy [sth])fazer uma oferta expres v
  fazer um lance expres v
 Sheila bid on a vase at an auction.
binge on [sth] vi + prep (eat [sth] to excess)empanturrar-se vp
  (figurado, informal)encher-se vp
 When I'm feeling down, I binge on chocolate.
 Quando eu estou triste, empaturro-me de chocolate.
binge on [sth] vi + prep (indulge in [sth] excessively)abusar de, abusar em vt + prep
blame [sth] on [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (attribute: [sth] bad)culpar vt
 He blamed his lack of concentration on having slept badly that night.
 Ele culpou sua falta de concentração no fato de ter dormido mal naquela noite.
blazon [sth] on [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (display proudly or defiantly)ostentar vt
  exibir vt
blow [sth] on [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (squander money)esbanjar vt
  desperdiçar vt
 Sophie blew all her wages on a new dress.
blow the whistle on [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (inform on [sb])delatar vt
 The employee decided to blow the whistle on his employer for the illegal transactions.
blow the whistle on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (report [sth](figurado, informal)botar a boca no mundo expres
bludge on [sb] vi + prep informal, AU (live at [sb] else's expense)viver às custas de expres
 When are you going to get a job and stop bludging on your parents?
bolt-on nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (optional extra) (algo a mais opcional)adereço, acréscimo, extra sm
bolt-on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (optional, extra) (algo a mais opcional)adereço, acréscimo, extra adj
bolt-on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (fastens with bolt)aparafusado adj
bone up on [sth] vi phrasal + prep slang (revise knowledge of) (atualizar conhecimento)pôr em dia, colocar em dia expres v
 If you're going to be that picky, I'd better bone up on basic grammar.
 Se você vai ser assim tão exigente, é melhor eu pôr em dia os meus conhecimentos de gramática.
bone up on [sth] vi phrasal + prep slang (learn about)estudar, aprender vt
 The students boned up on psychology terms before the exam.
boomerang on [sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." US, figurative (backfire on) (gíria)sair pela culatra expres v
  voltar-se contra vp + prep
 Jessica made one silly mistake and her plan boomeranged on her.
border on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (be adjacent to, share a border with)fazer fronteira loc v
 Our house borders on conservation land that no one can build on.
border on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative (be almost)beirar v int
 His bizarre behavior borders on the insane.
a brake on [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] that slows progress)obstáculo sm
  (figurado)freio sm
 Opposition to the minister's bill from his own party was a brake on his plans.
 A oposição à lei do ministro por parte de seu próprio partido foi um obstáculo aos planos dele.
break the seal on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (open: document, package)romper o selo expres v
 I warned him not to break the seal on the envelope before he gave it to the official.
 Se você romper o selo da embalagem do software, não poderá mais devolvê-lo à loja.
brief [sb] on [sth],
brief [sb] about [sth]
vtr + prep
(apprise of)fazer um briefing sobre expres v
  fazer um resumo sobre expres v
 The chief briefed his agents on the recent developments of the case.
 O chefe fez um briefing para seus agentes sobre os últimos desdobramentos do caso.
 O chefe fez um resumo para seus agentes sobre os últimos desdobramentos do caso.
Bring it on! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (eagerness) (BR, informal)Manda ver! interj
Bring it on! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (challenge to fight) (BR, informal)Manda ver! interj
 If you think you can do better, bring it on!
 Se acha que consegue fazer melhor, manda ver!
bring [sth] on vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (prompt, cause)provocar, causar vt
  (formal)suscitar vt
 His allergies brought on the asthma attack.
 As alergias dele provocaram o ataque de asma.
bring [sb/sth] on vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (performer, act: send on stage)trazer vt
 It was time to bring on the next act.
 Era hora de trazer o próximo ato.
brought on adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (caused, prompted)trazida adj
  gerada adj
 I think my cold was brought on by the miserable weather last week.
browse on [sth] vi + prep (animals: feed on [sth])pastar vt
 The herd of goats browsed on grass and twigs in the pasture.
brush [sth] on [sth],
brush [sth] onto [sth]
vtr + prep
(paint, etc.: apply)pincelar vt
  aplicar vt
 The carpenter brushed more paint onto the table.
 O carpinteiro pincelou mais tinta na mesa.
brush up on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (refresh knowledge of [sth](informal, figurado)refrescar v int
  revisar vt
  relembrar vt
 Janice joined the course to brush up on her maths skills.
build on [sth],
build upon [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
figurative (develop further) (figurado)aprofundar vt
  basear-se em vp + prep
 The beginners' course will give you a good base which you can build on.
 O curso para iniciantes te dará uma boa base que você pode aprofundar.
build [sth] on [sth] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (base on)construir sobre vt + prep
 The artist built the house on a hill overlooking the bay.
buy on credit v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (purchase now, pay later)comprar a crédito loc v
 I became addicted to buying on credit, and now I'm on the verge of bankruptcy.
buy [sth] on credit v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (purchase [sth] now, pay later)comprar a crédito expres v
 I bought my TV set on credit and I'm paying it back in weekly instalments.
by foot,
on foot
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(on foot, walking)a pé loc adv
 Most people drove but a few arrived by foot.
calculate on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (expect, intend for [sth](informal)contar com expres v
 We're calculating on your being here for dinner.
call in on [sb] vi phrasal + prep UK (visit)visitar v int
call on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (seek help)apelar para, recorrer a loc v
 John called on his friends for support.
 John apelou para (or: recorreu ao) seu amigo por ajuda.
call on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (visit)visitar vt
 John called on Mary while she was in the hospital.
 John visitou Mary enquanto ela estava no hospital.
call on [sb],
call upon
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(turn to [sb] for help) (figurado)contar v int
 When you need help, then who can you call upon if not your friends?
call on [sb] to do [sth],
call upon
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(request that [sb] do [sth](Pedir para fazer algo)pedir, solicitar vt
call [sb] out on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (challenge: on [sth] said, done)tirar satisfação vt
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