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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (questions: tell me)  (pergunta)que pron
 What do you want to eat?
 O que queres comer?
what adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (which)  (de que tipo, de que natureza)que, qual pron
 What car did you drive to work?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (that which is)que pron
 What was most surprising was that he jumped from the window.
 O que foi mais surpreendente foi que ele pulou da janela.
what interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (repeat what you said)  (repita o que disse)o quê? interj
 What? I can't hear you.
 O quê? Não te escutei.
what interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (surprise)  (designa espanto, surpresa)O quê! interj
 What! You didn't really do that?
 O quê? Você não fez isso!
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
what advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to what extent?)que pron
 What do you care?
what advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to what degree?)  (em que grau)que adv
 What will you suffer for that useless person you love so much?
what advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (introduces prep. phrase)com
 What with the storms and flight delays, he arrived home after midnight.
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (health)que pron
 What hurts? Is it your kidney?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (character)  (what... Like)como conj
 What is he like? Can he be trusted?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (identity)que pron
 What is that?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (occupation)que pron
 What do you do for a living in the winter?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (worth)qual pron
 What is its value?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (importance)que pron
 What does it matter?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (motive)que pron
 What are you trying to accomplish?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (object: that which)que pron
 He did what I told him to do.
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (subject: questions)qual pron
 What is your name?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (how much?)qual pron
 What is the price?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." UK (Don't you agree?)  (concorda?)não é?
 She's an absolutely lovely girl, what?!
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Formas compostas
according to what he says advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (as stated or reported by him)de acordo com o que ele diz loc adv
 According to what he says, his name is John Smith.
and God knows what nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (and [sth] unknown)sabe lá Deus o quê expres
 I sent him out to do the shopping and he came back with a new TV and God knows what.
and what have you advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (and the like, and similar)  (e similares)e mais sei-lá-o-quê loc adv
and what not advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (and the like, and similar)e similares loc adv
Be careful what you wish for exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." ([sth] desirable may have a downside)cuidado com o que deseja expr
come what may advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (whatever happens)seja o que for loc adv
 I'll remain happy come what may.
do what is needed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take the necessary action)fazer o que é preciso
 I know you don't want to put her in a home, but you have got to do what is needed.
do what there is to do viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take the necessary action)fazer o que é preciso fazer
do what you can viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do everything possible)fazer o que puder
do what you like faça o que você quiser
do with what you've got viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (cope with available resources)virar-se com o que tem
for what it's worth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (in my opinion)em minha opinião loc adv
 I know you won't change, but for what it's worth, I think that skirt looks awful on you.
for what reason advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (why)  (porque )por que razão loc adv
 For what reason are you two hours late arriving home?
get what you deserve receber o que merece
have what it takes viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." expr (be able or qualified for [sth])  (ser capaz, ter habilidade)ter o que precisa loc v int
 Do you have what it takes to become a soldier?
just what the doctor ordered exatamente o que precisava
know not what v literary (do not know what)  (literário)não saber o que loc vt
 I knew not what his intentions toward me were.
mean what you say fazer o que diz
  dar o exemplo
no matter what não importa o que
see what can be done ver o que pode ser feito
so what e daí
so what else is new quais são as novidades?
   (sarcástico)que novidade!
so what? e daí?
what a life! isso é que é vida!
what do I care? e eu com isso?
what does it matter? que importa?
what have you outras coisas mais
  e ademais
what lies ahead? o que vem agora?
what the hell? que diabo?
what's happening? o que está acontecendo?
   (saudação coloquial)tudo bem?
what's-his-name como é mesmo o nome?
  expressão usada para referir-se a um nome que esquecemos
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