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InglêsPortuguês
backhanded adj (sports: made using a backhand) (esporte)com as costas da mão loc adv
carry-on adj informal (luggage: small enough to carry on to plane, etc.)de mão loc adj
 We are only allowed one piece of carry-on luggage.
carry-on baggage n (air travel: hand luggage) (viagem aérea)bagagem de mão loc sf
 Now that airlines are charging passengers to check bags, there is more carry-on baggage.
cast a wide net v (use wide range of resources)lançar mão de vários recursos loc vt
  ampliar o ponto de vista loc vt
 The police cast a wide net throughout the state to find the thieves.
catch [sb] red handed v figurative (discover [sb] committing a crime) (descobrir alguém cometendo crime)pegar em flagrante loc v int
  (coloquial)pegar com a mão na botija loc v int
  (coloquial)pegar de calças na mão loc v int
 I caught the thief red handed stealing my jewels.
change hands vi (be exchanged) (trocar)passar de mão em mão loc v int
change hands vi (move [sth] from one hand to the other) (passar de uma mão para a outra)passar de mão em mão loc v int
 When I get tired of scrubbing with my right hand, I change hands and start scrubbing with my left.
cheapskate n as adj slang (stingy)mesquinho, avarento adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (BR, gíria)pão-duro adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (BR, gíria)muquirana adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (BR, gíria)mão-de-vaca adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 The team's cheapskate owner refuses to provide a decent locker room.
clutch at straws v expr informal, figurative (act in desperation)apelar para o último recurso loc vt
  lançar mão do último recurso loc vt
  agarrar-se a qualquer palha loc vp
convenience n (useful quality)vantagem, conveniência sf
  (popular)mão na roda expressão
 With her severe allergies, living near a pharmacy has been a convenience.
 Com as suas várias alergias, morar perto duma farmácia tem sido uma vantagem (or: conveniência).
 Com as suas várias alergias, morar perto duma farmácia tem sido uma mão na roda.
dig deep,
delve deep
vi + adv
figurative, informal (find sufficient money)enfiar a mão o bolso exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 They had to dig deep to pay their son's medical bills.
 Eles tiveram que enfiar a mão no bolso para pagar as despesas médicas do filho.
dip into [sth] vtr phrasal insep figurative, informal (savings: make use of)enfiar a mão loc vt
 I'm so short of money at the moment that I keep having to dip into my precious savings.
do-it-yourself adj UK ([sth] done by amateur)feito à mão exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Did you see that patio? - it must have been a do-it-yourself job!
do without vi phrasal (abstain)abrir mão de loc vt
first-hand,
firsthand
adv
(directly from source) (diretamente)em primeira mão loc adv
 He gave me the information first-hand.
 Ele me deu informações em primeira mão.
freehand drawing n (drawing without use of aids)desenho a mão livre loc sm
give [sb] a hand v expr informal (help [sb])dar uma mãozinha, dar uma mão loc verb
  ajudar vt e v int
 I needed help carrying the wardrobe and the neighbour gave me a hand.
 Eu precisava de ajuda para carregar o guarda-roupa e o vizinho me deu uma mãozinha.
 Eu precisava de ajuda para carregar o guarda-roupa e o vizinho me ajudou.
glove anesthesia,
UK: glove anaesthesia
n
(loss of sensation in the hand)perda de sensibilidade na mão loc sf
hand n (body part)mão sf
 He put his hands in his pockets.
 Ele pôs as mãos nos bolsos.
hand n (cards: those dealt)mão sf
 I've got a great hand. Whose lead is it?
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Minha mão está ótima! Meu jogo está praticamente pronto.
hand n (clock, gauge) (relógio)ponteiro sm
  mão sf
 I watched the minute hand approach the twelve.
hand n (labourer) (fig, trabalhador braçal, auxiliar)mão sf
 How many hands will the job take?
hand n (skill) (destreza, habilidade)mão sf
 I've never really tried my hand at oriental cooking.
hand n (bargaining position)mão sf
 They have a strong hand at the negotiating table.
hand n (agency, action)mão sf
  sozinho advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I did it by my own hand.
 Eu fiz isso com as minhas próprias mãos.
 Eu fiz isso sozinho.
a hand n informal, figurative (help, aid) (figurado)mão sf
  ajuda sf
 Do you need a hand with that box?
 Você precisa de uma mão com aquela caixa?
hand n (pledge, word)mão sf
 He asked for her hand in marriage.
hand n (cards: a turn) (jogo de cartas)mão sf
 Whose hand is it?
hand n figurative (skill, touch) (toque)mão sf
 He could see the hand of a true craftsman in the wardrobe.
hand engraving n (cutting an image for printing with hand tools) (cortar uma imagem para imprimir com ferramentas de mão)gravação a mão loc sf
hand engraving n (decorative engraving done by hand) (gravação decorativa feita a mão)gravação a mão loc sf
hand formed,
hand-formed
adj
(shaped by hand) (modelado com a mão)moldado a mão adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  feito a mão loc adj
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adjective before a noun
hand luggage n (carry-on baggage)bagagem de mão loc sf
 Most airlines allow only one piece of hand luggage. You cannot carry aerosols or sharp instruments in your hand luggage.
hand me down n ([sth] used passed on to another)roupa de segunda mão loc sf
 Emma's sister gave her a hand me down skirt.
hand over hand adv literal (grasping with alternate hands) (literal)mão sobre mão loc adv
 I know the rope bridge is scary but just go slowly hand over hand and stop screaming.
hand puppet n (puppet worn like a glove) (fantoche usado como luva)fantoche sm
  fantoche de luva loc sm
  marionete de mão loc sf
hand to mouth,
hand-to-mouth
adj
(meeting only immediate needs) (precário, apertado, parco)com uma mão na frente e outra atrás
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Since being fired from his job, he has had to live a hand-to-mouth existence.
hand to mouth,
hand-to-mouth
adv
(meeting only immediate needs) (precariamente)com uma mão na frente e outra atrás
hand tool n (handheld instrument)ferramenta de mão loc sf
 The man selected the appropriate hand tool for the DIY task.
hand towel n (small towel for drying the hands)toalha de mão loc sf
 It is usual to only lay out a hand towel in the spare bathroom.
hand truck n (2-wheeled trolley)carrinho de mão loc sm
 A hand truck, or sack truck, is used to move heavy bags and boxes without lifting them.
handmade adj (made by hand)feito a mão loc adj
handprint n (mark left by a hand) (marca deixada pela mão)marca de mão loc sf
 I left a handprint in the wet cement.
handwriting n (individual writing style)letra de mão loc sf
 Your handwriting is too small for me to read.
 A sua letra de mão é muito pequena para que eu leia.
handy adv informal (nearby, to hand)perto adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  à mão expres
 Phil always kept his phone handy in case his wife called.
hang about vi informal (wait, be kept waiting) (informal, esperar)aguentar a mão, aguentar as pontas loc v int
  fazer esperar loc v int
 Hurry up! I haven't got time to hang about for ever!
hang about interj slang (stop, wait a moment) (informal)pera aí!, aguenta a mão! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Hang about, do you mean to say you knew about that the whole time and just didn't tell me?!
hang around vi informal (wait) (informal, esperar)aguentar a mão, aguentar as pontas loc v int
heavy hand n literal (lack of delicacy or gentleness) (figurativo: falta de gentileza)mão pesada loc sf
heavy hand n (oppressive force) (força opressiva)mão pesada loc sf
 The state responded to the protests with a heavy hand, swiftly imprisoning thousands of people.
lead n (cards: playing first) (baralho)mão sf
 John took the lead and played first.
lead n (cards: right to play first)mão sf
 It is your lead. Go ahead and play.
lead n (cards: suit played first)mão sf
 The lead was an ace of hearts.
loser n (bad hand) (jogos de cartas, informal)mão ruim loc sf
 Tom was holding a loser but managed to bluff his way out of it.
manpower n (number of workers)mão-de-obra sf
  efetivo sm
pass [sth] on vtr phrasal sep (give to next person)passar vt
  passar de mão em mão loc vt
 Take a cookie and pass them on.
paw n figurative, informal (clumsy human hand) (figurado, informal)pata sf
  mão sf
 Eva told Nicholas to get his paws off her.
raked hand n (poker: hand played for money with cut (rake) taken by house) (poker: mão jogada a dinheiro com corte dado pela casa)mão comissionada pela banca loc sf
right hand n (hand on the right side of the body)mão direita loc sf
 I write with my right hand, I'm right handed.
stick up vtr phrasal insep slang (carry out armed robbery on) (fazer um assalto à mão armada)assaltar vt
  (formal)fazer um assalto à mão armada vt
tight fisted,
tight-fisted
adj
informal, figurative (stingy, miserly) (mesquinho, avarento)pão-duro sm
  mão fechada expres
toss aside vtr phrasal sep (discard: [sth])descartar vt
  (informal)deixar de lado loc vt
  abrir mão loc vt
toss [sth] aside vtr phrasal sep (discard: [sth])descartar vt
  (informal)deixar de lado loc vt
  abrir mão loc vt
underarm adv (throw, pitch: upwards)com a mão por baixo loc adv
vicarious adj (experienced through [sb] else) (indireto)vicário adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  delegado adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  indireto adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  de segunda mão loc adj
 People get a vicarious pleasure out of becoming scared when they watch horror movies.
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