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point
point [sb] to [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(direct)  (direcionar)apontar vt
 She pointed us to the door.
point
point to [sth]
point at [sth]
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(indicate position)  (indicar posição)apontar vt
 She pointed to show where we should stand.
 Ela apontou para mostrar onde nós deveríamos ficar.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tip)ponta sf
 There's a sharp point on this pencil.
 Este lápis tem uma ponta afiada.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (objective)  (objetivo)ponto, propósito sm
 We mustn't forget the point of the exercise.
 Nós não podemos esquecer o ponto (or: propósito) deste exercício.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mathematics: decimal point)  (matemática)ponto sm
 The value of pi is about three point one four.
 O valor do pi é mais ou menos três ponto quatro.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (characteristic)  (característica)ponto sm
 Plot is not the film's strong point.
 O enredo não é o ponto forte do filme.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (motive, reason)  (motivo)ponto, significado sm
 I didn't grasp the point of what he was saying.
 Eu não entendi o ponto (or: significado) do que ele estava falando.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (detail)  (detalhe)ponto sm
 My speech is divided into three points.
 Meu discurso é dividido em três pontos.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intersection)  (interseção)ponto sm
 The line crosses the circle at two separate points.
 A linha cruza o círculo em dois pontos separados.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time: moment)  (tempo: momento)ponto sm
 At that point I realized the danger of the situation.
 Naquele momento, percebi o perigo da situação.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (score)  (contagem)ponto sm
 The king is worth four points, the jack three and the queen two.
 O rei vale quatro pontos, o valete três e a rainha dois.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (dot)ponto sm
 There were points all over the surface of the paper.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (degree, level)ponto sm
 The water reached boiling point.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (geography: location)  (local)ponto sm
 This train serves Birmingham and all points south.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (moment just prior to doing [sth])ponto sm
 She was on the point of leaving when he finally arrived.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (conclusion)conclusão sf
 Let's bring this discussion to a point.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: hundredth of a cent)  (finanças)ponto sm
 The dollar fell by eighty points against the yen.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: index measure)ponto sm
 The Dow Jones lost thirty-two points today.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (printing: 1/72 inch)  (1/72 de polegada)duodécima parte da linha loc sf
 The main text should be twelve point; titles should be sixteen point.
point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (outlet)tomada sf
 There aren't enough power points for all our equipment.
point
points
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
UK (railway junction)agulha de ferrovia loc sf
 Points allow the train to pass from one track to another.
point
point to [sth]
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(show or indicate [sth])indicar vt
 The survey points to his deep unpopularity.
point
point to [sth]
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(call attention to [sth])apontar v int
 Everything points to his being involved.
point viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (tend towards a given direction)dirigir-se v int
 The road points southerly.
point viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (face a given direction)  (voltar-se para certa direção)apontar v int
 Their house points towards the sea.
point viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (gun, camera: aim)apontar vt
  assestar vt
 Lift the gun, point and fire.
point
point [sth] at [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(aim)apontar vt
 Don't point that knife at me.
point
point [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(fill)  (com argamassa)encher vt
 He has pointed all the brickwork.
point
point out
point [sth] out
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(note, remark)notar, comentar vt
 He pointed out that we didn't have the money for that.
point vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sharpen)  (lápis)apontar vt
 These pencils need pointing.
  You need to point your pencils.Esta frase não é uma tradução do inglês.
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Formas compostas
a low point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (least happy or successful time)péssimo momento loc sm
at one point advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a given moment)num certo momento loc adv
 At one point, I thought we might even get married.
at some point advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at an unspecified moment)em algum momento loc adv
at the point of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (on the verge of, about to)no ponto de loc prep
 Honestly, I am really at the point of showing him the door.
at this point advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at this moment in time)  (neste momento)neste ponto loc adv
 At this point, you have no choice but to find a job.
boiling point ponto de ebulição
case in point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (helpful example)exemplo característico, bom exemplo loc sm
 Movies can encourage children to read. The Harry Potter series is a case in point.
come to a point where v informal (reach a situation whereby)  (informal)chegar ao ponto de/em que
 I have come to a point in my life where I do not like to party every night.
compass point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (North, South, East or West)  (Norte, Sul, Leste ou Oeste)ponto cardeal loc sm
decimal point vírgula decimal
dew point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (temperature at which water vapour condenses)ponto de vaporização, ponto de condensação
  ponto de rocio
 It was so humid this morning that the dew point was above 10 degrees Celsius.
drop-off point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (place where vehicle will set down [sb] or [sth])ponto de entrega loc sm
 There is a warehouse at the port that serves as a drop-off point, we collect the merchandise there.
end point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (extremity)extremidade sf
 The end points are several hundred metres apart.
end point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finish)final sm
 The proposed diversion alters the end point of the footpath.
entry point
point of entry
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(place where a bullet went in)  (por onde projétil entrou)orifício de entrada loc sm
 The entry point of the bullet is below the exit wound suggesting that a short person fired the gun at Mr. Jones.
entry point
point of entry
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (port where people and merchandise enter country)porto de entrada loc sm
exclamation point
UK: exclamation mark
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (punctuation used after interjection)ponto de exclamação loc sm
 It is considered rather poor style to use too many exclamation points when writing.
flash point
flashpoint
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(volatile area or situation)  (situação crítica que pode levar à violência )ponto crítico loc sm
 The imprisonment of the rebel leader was the flashpoint for the country's civil war.
focal point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (where perspective lines converge)ponto focal loc sm
 Drawings of 3D objects have to have a single focal point to look realistic.
focal point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (focus of attention)  (foco da atenção)ponto focal loc sm
 The Monet painting was the focal point of the room.
freezing point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (temperature at which liquid turns to solid)ponto de solidificação, ponto de congelamento loc sm
 Every liquid has a different freezing point; that of pure water is zero Celsius.
from this point advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (starting now)a partir deste momento loc adv
 The rest of the climb will be much easier from this point.
from this point forward advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (starting from now)deste momento em diante loc adv
 From this point forward I won't smoke in the house any more.
get to the point! vá direto ao ponto
good point bom ponto
  bom argumento
high point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (greatest moment)  (apogeu, clímax)ponto culminante loc sm
 The high point of my holiday was the whale-watching trip.
jumping off point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (starting point)trampolim, ponto de partida
 Learning the alphabet is a good jumping off point for children who wish to learn how to read.
lowest point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (worst or most miserable situation)  (situação ruim)o ponto mais baixo loc sm
 I reached my lowest point just after my wife left me.
make your point explicar-se
  dizer a que veio
match point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tennis, etc.: point that wins a match)  (no tênis, ponto decisivo )match-point sm
 Federer only needed one match point to win the game with Nadal.
melting point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (temperature at which a solid turns to liquid)  (líquido )ponto de fusão loc sm
 Bronze has a lower melting point than iron.
moot point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (arguable, open to debate)  (aberto à discussão)questão polêmica loc sf
 It is a moot point whether sex education among teenagers leads to fewer unwanted pregnancies.
moot point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (academic, of no practical significance)assunto discutível loc sm
 Wondering about how things were before the birth of the universe is a moot point.
near point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closest point at which the eye can focus)  (ponto mais perto onde a visão ainda é nítida)ponto próximo loc sm
objective point of view nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (impartial opinion)  (opinião imparcial)ponto de vista objetivo loc sm
 People go before a judge because they want an objective point of view.
objective point of view nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (impartial perspective)  (perspectiva imparcial)ponto de vista objetivo loc sm
observation point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lookout, observation post)  (mirante)ponto de observação loc sm
 Along the coastal road are various observation points, at which drivers may stop and admire the view.
on the point of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (on the verge of, about to)  (pronto para)à beira de, no ponto de loc prep
 I was on the point of walking home when the bus arrived.
point of departure ponto de partida
point of view ponto de vista
point the way apontar o caminho
prove your point demonstrar que tem razão
sticking point o ponto ou situação que poderá causar um impasse
turning point momento decisivo
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