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a artthe art
  (1a letra alfabeto)a n
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the def artdefinite article: the (before a noun)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The boy went for a walk.
 O garoto foi dar uma caminhada.
 Os garotos foram dar uma caminhada.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (destination)a, para prep
  para prep
 He went to the shop. He went out to dinner.
 Ele foi à loja. Ele saiu para jantar.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Vou para Brasília.
them pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (they: direct object)o, a pron
  os, as pron pl
 The guests are here - let me go and greet them.
 Os convidados chegaram, deixe-me ir cumprimentá-los.
the def artdefinite article: the (before a proper noun) (antes de nome próprio)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 I am part of the Catholic Church.
a nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (first letter of alphabet) (1a letra do alfabeto)a sm
 Apple begins with an "a".
at preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time)a prep
 The train leaves at nine o'clock.
 O trem sai às nove horas.
than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in a comparison) (numa comparação)a prep
  (informal)do que
Nota: Albeit considered grammatically wrong, the used of "do que" with the verb prefer ("preferir") is more common in spoken language.
 I would rather sing than dance.
 Eu prefiro cantar a dançar.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Prefiro ir ao cinema do que ir ao teatro.
her pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (objective case of she) (pronome oblíquo)a pron
 Have you seen her?
 Tu a tens visto?
the def artdefinite article: the (with a title) (antes de um título)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The reporter asked the President a question.
her pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (she: after a preposition)a pron
 I've never met her, but I've heard all about her from my brother.
 Eu nunca a conheci, mas meu irmão me contou tudo sobre ela.
the def artdefinite article: the (for superlative, + -est) (antes de superlativo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 That was the easiest test.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in relationship with) (em relação a, a+o=ao)a prep
 The table was parallel to the floor. He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
 A mesa estava paralela ao chão. Ele reagiu com ternura ao ataque dela.
the def artdefinite article: the (with singular, used collectively) (representando um todo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 Does the newspaper have a future place in society?
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (range, limit) (alcance, extensão)a prep
 In summer, the temperature ranges from thirty to forty degrees Celsius.
 No verão a temperatura varia de 30 a 40 graus.
the def artdefinite article: the (for one of many)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The wild blueberry capital of the US is Maine.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (for) (para)a prep
Nota: The usage of crasis depends on the word that is after it.
 He's here on business.
 Ele está aqui a negócios.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (compared with) (comparado com)a prep
 Manchester United won the match, four to two.
 O Manchester United ganhou o jogo de quatro a dois.
the def artdefinite article: the (turns adj into plural noun) (para ideia abstrata)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 I am interested in the poor.
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?
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (ratio) (razão)por, a prep
 The proposal was defeated by seven votes to two.
 A proposta foi derrotada numa proporção de três votos por (or: a) um.
 
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the def artdefinite article: the (for part of the body) (artigo definido: representando parte do corpo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 This hat is best worn over the brow.
the def artdefinite article: the (sufficient) (artigo definido: suficiente)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 When I have the money, I'll buy you a diamond.
A nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (grade) (nota)dez n
  (nota)A sf
 I got an "A" in my history test.
a,
A
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(indicating a subdivision) (subdivisão, parte)a sm
 What's the answer to question 3a?
A nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (indicating house number) (indicação, ordem)a sm
 Who lived at 221A Baker Street?
a prefixprefix: Added to front of word stem--for example, unsaid = un+said. (adjective: not, without)a prefixo
 For example: apolitical, arrhythmia
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (after, serially)a prep
 Things got more tense minute by minute. They walked down the road two by two.
 As coisas ficaram mais tensas minuto a minuto. Eles desceram a rua dois a dois.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (unit of measure) (unidade de medida)a prep
  por prep
 She bought eggs by the dozen. We get paid by the hour.
 Ela comprou ovos à dúzia.
 Somos pagos por hora.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (sum, calculations) (cálculo)a prep
 It comes to thirty-three dollars, ninety-four cents.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (addition)a prep
 The extra charges added salt to the wounds.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (opposition) (oposição)a prep
 This year's blackberries are inferior to last year's crop.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (position: in relation to) (posição: em relação)a prep
 The wall is parallel to the floor.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in reaction to)a prep
 He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (verb and object connector)a prep
 I am speaking generally, in regard to your efforts this week.
at preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (habitual time)a prep
 Kevin works at night. The elderly couple always take a walk at 4 PM.
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about to do [sth] 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 point of doing)perto de loc adv
  a ponto de loc adv
 I was just about to step into the bath when the doorbell rang.
after 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 style of) (no estilo de)à maneira de loc adv
 Painting by Smith, after Monet.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (named for) (por causa se)em homenagem a
 Judith is named after her grandmother.
afternoon n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (occurring in the afternoon)à tarde loc adv
  vespertino adj
 I always have an afternoon nap.
around preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (scattered through)por toda a parte, por todo loc prep
  aqui e ali loc adv
 Books were spread all around the room.
 Livros estavam espalhados por toda a sala.
as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (while)enquanto conj
  à medida que loc conj
 As he was climbing the ladder, his hammer slipped from his belt.
 Enquanto ele estava subindo a escada, o martelo escapou do seu cinto.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês À medida que ele vai envelhecendo, ele vai ficando mais ranzinza.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into extinction)à distância loc adv
 The music faded away.
before 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 face of)frente a loc prep
 He always backs out before a difficult task.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (accompanying conditions)à contr
 We love to eat by candlelight.
forward,
forwards
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(towards the front)para a frente loc adv
 Bend forwards at the waist with your feet planted wide.
 Curve-se para a frente até a cintura com seus pés separados.
free adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (unrestrained)à vontade loc adv
 Feel free to ask questions.
go to [sth] vi + prep (lead to [sth])ir a, levar a vt
 These stairs go to the attic.
 Estas escadas vão (or: levam) ao sótão.
hand adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (made by hand)a mão loc adv
 It's hand work, and not the common mass-produced item.
head [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (excel)sobressair a vt
 He heads his class in language studies.
lead vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cards) (jogo de baralho)jogar a mão loc vt
 He led an ace of hearts.
lead viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take the offensive)tomar a ofensiva loc v int
 The boxer led with his left fist.
left advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (toward the left) (virar à esquerda)para a esquerda loc adv
 In this dance, you hop left and then right.
 Nessa dança, você pula à esquerda e depois vira à direita.
make vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (train, plane)pegar a tempo loc vt
 I have to run if I want to make my train.
most nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (majority or larger part of [sth])maioria sf
  a maior parte loc sf
 Most of the soup has been eaten.
 A maioria da sopa foi tomada.
mother vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be the mother of)dar à luz loc vt
 I think that Julie will mother lots of children.
mother vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give birth to)parir vt
  dar à luz loc vt
 The wolf mothered two cubs.
of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in respect of, with reference to)de prep
  a respeito loc prep
 I would like to talk to you of your future.
off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (distant, far)ao longe loc adv
  a grande distância loc adv
 He could see the mountain off in the distance.
out,
out [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
slang (reveal as gay) (como gay)revelar loc vt
  (revelar-se como gay)sair do armário loc v int
  expor a sexualidade loc vt
 The famous actor was outed by the tabloids.
party viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go to parties)festejar v int
  ir a festas loc v int
 All she does is party and sleep.
process vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (handle systematically) (lidar sistematicamente)submeter a procedimentos loc vt
 The immigrants were processed at the airport.
slam into [sth],
slam out of [sth]
vi + prep
(leave or enter violently)sair batendo a porta loc verb
  entrar batendo a porta loc verb
 William slammed out of the room after his boss fired him.
sour [sb] towards [sb/sth] vtr + prep figurative (embitter) (figurado)tornar amargo em relação a loc verb + loc prep
 Several bad relationships had soured Neil towards women.
squeal viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative, slang (inform, tell) (figurado, informal)abrir a boca loc verb
  (informal)dedurar vt
  (informal)caguetar, alcaguetar vt
  delatar vt
 "Somebody squealed," the gang leader said. "I want to know who it was."
superior to [sth/sb] adj + prep (better than)superior a adj + prep
 That car is superior to this one because it is more aerodynamic and more fuel-efficient.
superior to [sb] adj + prep (of higher rank than)superior a adj + prep
 Gerald is the manager, so he is superior to Robert, who is only the deputy manager.
supersede [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (succeed)suceder a vt + prep
 The new mayor supersedes Mr Brown, who had been in office for over a decade.
surface viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (come to the surface)vir à tona loc verb
  (formal)emergir v int
 The ball disappeared into the lake, then surfaced a few moments later.
this advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with adj , adv of extent)a este ponto loc adv
 You will never get this far in your studies.
through advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in one end, out the other)de um lado a outro loc adv
 He was passing through when we saw him.
up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (sports: ahead of)à frente loc adv
 The team is up one-nil over its opponent.
 O time está à frente do adversário, ganhando de um a zero.
up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in contact with)a par loc adv
 They keep up on events by reading the newspaper.
up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (under consideration) (em consideração)aberto a loc adj
 The next topic up for consideration is the new bridge.
we pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (plural nominative of I) (1ª pessoa do plural)nós pron
  (informal)a gente loc sf
 We are going to the cinema.
 Nós vamos ao cinema.
 A gente vai ao cinema.
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à prep (a + a)to the preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
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by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (accompanying conditions)à contr
 We love to eat by candlelight.
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a nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (first letter of alphabet) (1a letra do alfabeto)a sm
 Apple begins with an "a".
a,
A
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(indicating a subdivision) (subdivisão, parte)a sm
 What's the answer to question 3a?
A nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (indicating house number) (indicação, ordem)a sm
 Who lived at 221A Baker Street?
a prefixprefix: Added to front of word stem--for example, unsaid = un+said. (adjective: not, without)a prefixo
 For example: apolitical, arrhythmia
A nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (grade) (nota)dez n
  (nota)A sf
 I got an "A" in my history test.
about to do [sth] 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 point of doing)perto de loc adv
  a ponto de loc adv
 I was just about to step into the bath when the doorbell rang.
after 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 style of) (no estilo de)à maneira de loc adv
 Painting by Smith, after Monet.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (named for) (por causa se)em homenagem a
 Judith is named after her grandmother.
afternoon n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (occurring in the afternoon)à tarde loc adv
  vespertino adj
 I always have an afternoon nap.
around preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (scattered through)por toda a parte, por todo loc prep
  aqui e ali loc adv
 Books were spread all around the room.
 Livros estavam espalhados por toda a sala.
as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (while)enquanto conj
  à medida que loc conj
 As he was climbing the ladder, his hammer slipped from his belt.
 Enquanto ele estava subindo a escada, o martelo escapou do seu cinto.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês À medida que ele vai envelhecendo, ele vai ficando mais ranzinza.
at preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time)a prep
 The train leaves at nine o'clock.
 O trem sai às nove horas.
at preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (habitual time)a prep
 Kevin works at night. The elderly couple always take a walk at 4 PM.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into extinction)à distância loc adv
 The music faded away.
before 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 face of)frente a loc prep
 He always backs out before a difficult task.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (after, serially)a prep
 Things got more tense minute by minute. They walked down the road two by two.
 As coisas ficaram mais tensas minuto a minuto. Eles desceram a rua dois a dois.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (unit of measure) (unidade de medida)a prep
  por prep
 She bought eggs by the dozen. We get paid by the hour.
 Ela comprou ovos à dúzia.
 Somos pagos por hora.
forward,
forwards
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(towards the front)para a frente loc adv
 Bend forwards at the waist with your feet planted wide.
 Curve-se para a frente até a cintura com seus pés separados.
free adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (unrestrained)à vontade loc adv
 Feel free to ask questions.
go to [sth] vi + prep (lead to [sth])ir a, levar a vt
 These stairs go to the attic.
 Estas escadas vão (or: levam) ao sótão.
hand adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (made by hand)a mão loc adv
 It's hand work, and not the common mass-produced item.
head [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (excel)sobressair a vt
 He heads his class in language studies.
her pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (objective case of she) (pronome oblíquo)a pron
 Have you seen her?
 Tu a tens visto?
her pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (she: after a preposition)a pron
 I've never met her, but I've heard all about her from my brother.
 Eu nunca a conheci, mas meu irmão me contou tudo sobre ela.
lead vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cards) (jogo de baralho)jogar a mão loc vt
 He led an ace of hearts.
lead viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take the offensive)tomar a ofensiva loc v int
 The boxer led with his left fist.
left advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (toward the left) (virar à esquerda)para a esquerda loc adv
 In this dance, you hop left and then right.
 Nessa dança, você pula à esquerda e depois vira à direita.
make vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (train, plane)pegar a tempo loc vt
 I have to run if I want to make my train.
most nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (majority or larger part of [sth])maioria sf
  a maior parte loc sf
 Most of the soup has been eaten.
 A maioria da sopa foi tomada.
mother vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be the mother of)dar à luz loc vt
 I think that Julie will mother lots of children.
mother vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give birth to)parir vt
  dar à luz loc vt
 The wolf mothered two cubs.
of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in respect of, with reference to)de prep
  a respeito loc prep
 I would like to talk to you of your future.
off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (distant, far)ao longe loc adv
  a grande distância loc adv
 He could see the mountain off in the distance.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (for) (para)a prep
Nota: The usage of crasis depends on the word that is after it.
 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?
out,
out [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
slang (reveal as gay) (como gay)revelar loc vt
  (revelar-se como gay)sair do armário loc v int
  expor a sexualidade loc vt
 The famous actor was outed by the tabloids.
party viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go to parties)festejar v int
  ir a festas loc v int
 All she does is party and sleep.
process vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (handle systematically) (lidar sistematicamente)submeter a procedimentos loc vt
 The immigrants were processed at the airport.
slam into [sth],
slam out of [sth]
vi + prep
(leave or enter violently)sair batendo a porta loc verb
  entrar batendo a porta loc verb
 William slammed out of the room after his boss fired him.
sour [sb] towards [sb/sth] vtr + prep figurative (embitter) (figurado)tornar amargo em relação a loc verb + loc prep
 Several bad relationships had soured Neil towards women.
squeal viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative, slang (inform, tell) (figurado, informal)abrir a boca loc verb
  (informal)dedurar vt
  (informal)caguetar, alcaguetar vt
  delatar vt
 "Somebody squealed," the gang leader said. "I want to know who it was."
superior to [sth/sb] adj + prep (better than)superior a adj + prep
 That car is superior to this one because it is more aerodynamic and more fuel-efficient.
superior to [sb] adj + prep (of higher rank than)superior a adj + prep
 Gerald is the manager, so he is superior to Robert, who is only the deputy manager.
supersede [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (succeed)suceder a vt + prep
 The new mayor supersedes Mr Brown, who had been in office for over a decade.
surface viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (come to the surface)vir à tona loc verb
  (formal)emergir v int
 The ball disappeared into the lake, then surfaced a few moments later.
than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in a comparison) (numa comparação)a prep
  (informal)do que
Nota: Albeit considered grammatically wrong, the used of "do que" with the verb prefer ("preferir") is more common in spoken language.
 I would rather sing than dance.
 Eu prefiro cantar a dançar.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Prefiro ir ao cinema do que ir ao teatro.
the def artdefinite article: the (before a noun)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The boy went for a walk.
 O garoto foi dar uma caminhada.
 Os garotos foram dar uma caminhada.
the def artdefinite article: the (before a proper noun) (antes de nome próprio)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 I am part of the Catholic Church.
the def artdefinite article: the (with a title) (antes de um título)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The reporter asked the President a question.
the def artdefinite article: the (for superlative, + -est) (antes de superlativo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 That was the easiest test.
the def artdefinite article: the (with singular, used collectively) (representando um todo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 Does the newspaper have a future place in society?
the def artdefinite article: the (for one of many)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The wild blueberry capital of the US is Maine.
the def artdefinite article: the (turns adj into plural noun) (para ideia abstrata)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 I am interested in the poor.
the def artdefinite article: the (for part of the body) (artigo definido: representando parte do corpo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 This hat is best worn over the brow.
the def artdefinite article: the (sufficient) (artigo definido: suficiente)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 When I have the money, I'll buy you a diamond.
them pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (they: direct object)o, a pron
  os, as pron pl
 The guests are here - let me go and greet them.
 Os convidados chegaram, deixe-me ir cumprimentá-los.
this advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with adj , adv of extent)a este ponto loc adv
 You will never get this far in your studies.
through advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in one end, out the other)de um lado a outro loc adv
 He was passing through when we saw him.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (destination)a, para prep
  para prep
 He went to the shop. He went out to dinner.
 Ele foi à loja. Ele saiu para jantar.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Vou para Brasília.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in relationship with) (em relação a, a+o=ao)a prep
 The table was parallel to the floor. He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
 A mesa estava paralela ao chão. Ele reagiu com ternura ao ataque dela.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (range, limit) (alcance, extensão)a prep
 In summer, the temperature ranges from thirty to forty degrees Celsius.
 No verão a temperatura varia de 30 a 40 graus.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (compared with) (comparado com)a prep
 Manchester United won the match, four to two.
 O Manchester United ganhou o jogo de quatro a dois.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (ratio) (razão)por, a prep
 The proposal was defeated by seven votes to two.
 A proposta foi derrotada numa proporção de três votos por (or: a) um.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (sum, calculations) (cálculo)a prep
 It comes to thirty-three dollars, ninety-four cents.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (addition)a prep
 The extra charges added salt to the wounds.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (opposition) (oposição)a prep
 This year's blackberries are inferior to last year's crop.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (position: in relation to) (posição: em relação)a prep
 The wall is parallel to the floor.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in reaction to)a prep
 He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (verb and object connector)a prep
 I am speaking generally, in regard to your efforts this week.
up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (sports: ahead of)à frente loc adv
 The team is up one-nil over its opponent.
 O time está à frente do adversário, ganhando de um a zero.
up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in contact with)a par loc adv
 They keep up on events by reading the newspaper.
up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (under consideration) (em consideração)aberto a loc adj
 The next topic up for consideration is the new bridge.
we pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (plural nominative of I) (1ª pessoa do plural)nós pron
  (informal)a gente loc sf
 We are going to the cinema.
 Nós vamos ao cinema.
 A gente vai ao cinema.
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a nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (first letter of alphabet) (1a letra do alfabeto)a sm
 Apple begins with an "a".
a,
A
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(indicating a subdivision) (subdivisão, parte)a sm
 What's the answer to question 3a?
A nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (indicating house number) (indicação, ordem)a sm
 Who lived at 221A Baker Street?
a prefixprefix: Added to front of word stem--for example, unsaid = un+said. (adjective: not, without)a prefixo
 For example: apolitical, arrhythmia
A nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (grade) (nota)dez n
  (nota)A sf
 I got an "A" in my history test.
about to do [sth] 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 point of doing)perto de loc adv
  a ponto de loc adv
 I was just about to step into the bath when the doorbell rang.
after 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 style of) (no estilo de)à maneira de loc adv
 Painting by Smith, after Monet.
after preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (named for) (por causa se)em homenagem a
 Judith is named after her grandmother.
afternoon n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (occurring in the afternoon)à tarde loc adv
  vespertino adj
 I always have an afternoon nap.
around preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (scattered through)por toda a parte, por todo loc prep
  aqui e ali loc adv
 Books were spread all around the room.
 Livros estavam espalhados por toda a sala.
as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (while)enquanto conj
  à medida que loc conj
 As he was climbing the ladder, his hammer slipped from his belt.
 Enquanto ele estava subindo a escada, o martelo escapou do seu cinto.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês À medida que ele vai envelhecendo, ele vai ficando mais ranzinza.
at preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time)a prep
 The train leaves at nine o'clock.
 O trem sai às nove horas.
at preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (habitual time)a prep
 Kevin works at night. The elderly couple always take a walk at 4 PM.
away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into extinction)à distância loc adv
 The music faded away.
before 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 face of)frente a loc prep
 He always backs out before a difficult task.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (after, serially)a prep
 Things got more tense minute by minute. They walked down the road two by two.
 As coisas ficaram mais tensas minuto a minuto. Eles desceram a rua dois a dois.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (unit of measure) (unidade de medida)a prep
  por prep
 She bought eggs by the dozen. We get paid by the hour.
 Ela comprou ovos à dúzia.
 Somos pagos por hora.
by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (accompanying conditions)à contr
 We love to eat by candlelight.
forward,
forwards
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(towards the front)para a frente loc adv
 Bend forwards at the waist with your feet planted wide.
 Curve-se para a frente até a cintura com seus pés separados.
free adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (unrestrained)à vontade loc adv
 Feel free to ask questions.
go to [sth] vi + prep (lead to [sth])ir a, levar a vt
 These stairs go to the attic.
 Estas escadas vão (or: levam) ao sótão.
hand adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (made by hand)a mão loc adv
 It's hand work, and not the common mass-produced item.
head [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (excel)sobressair a vt
 He heads his class in language studies.
her pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (objective case of she) (pronome oblíquo)a pron
 Have you seen her?
 Tu a tens visto?
her pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (she: after a preposition)a pron
 I've never met her, but I've heard all about her from my brother.
 Eu nunca a conheci, mas meu irmão me contou tudo sobre ela.
lead vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cards) (jogo de baralho)jogar a mão loc vt
 He led an ace of hearts.
lead viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take the offensive)tomar a ofensiva loc v int
 The boxer led with his left fist.
left advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (toward the left) (virar à esquerda)para a esquerda loc adv
 In this dance, you hop left and then right.
 Nessa dança, você pula à esquerda e depois vira à direita.
make vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (train, plane)pegar a tempo loc vt
 I have to run if I want to make my train.
most nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (majority or larger part of [sth])maioria sf
  a maior parte loc sf
 Most of the soup has been eaten.
 A maioria da sopa foi tomada.
mother vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be the mother of)dar à luz loc vt
 I think that Julie will mother lots of children.
mother vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give birth to)parir vt
  dar à luz loc vt
 The wolf mothered two cubs.
of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in respect of, with reference to)de prep
  a respeito loc prep
 I would like to talk to you of your future.
off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (distant, far)ao longe loc adv
  a grande distância loc adv
 He could see the mountain off in the distance.
on preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (for) (para)a prep
Nota: The usage of crasis depends on the word that is after it.
 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?
out,
out [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
slang (reveal as gay) (como gay)revelar loc vt
  (revelar-se como gay)sair do armário loc v int
  expor a sexualidade loc vt
 The famous actor was outed by the tabloids.
party viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go to parties)festejar v int
  ir a festas loc v int
 All she does is party and sleep.
process vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (handle systematically) (lidar sistematicamente)submeter a procedimentos loc vt
 The immigrants were processed at the airport.
slam into [sth],
slam out of [sth]
vi + prep
(leave or enter violently)sair batendo a porta loc verb
  entrar batendo a porta loc verb
 William slammed out of the room after his boss fired him.
sour [sb] towards [sb/sth] vtr + prep figurative (embitter) (figurado)tornar amargo em relação a loc verb + loc prep
 Several bad relationships had soured Neil towards women.
squeal viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative, slang (inform, tell) (figurado, informal)abrir a boca loc verb
  (informal)dedurar vt
  (informal)caguetar, alcaguetar vt
  delatar vt
 "Somebody squealed," the gang leader said. "I want to know who it was."
superior to [sth/sb] adj + prep (better than)superior a adj + prep
 That car is superior to this one because it is more aerodynamic and more fuel-efficient.
superior to [sb] adj + prep (of higher rank than)superior a adj + prep
 Gerald is the manager, so he is superior to Robert, who is only the deputy manager.
supersede [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (succeed)suceder a vt + prep
 The new mayor supersedes Mr Brown, who had been in office for over a decade.
surface viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (come to the surface)vir à tona loc verb
  (formal)emergir v int
 The ball disappeared into the lake, then surfaced a few moments later.
than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in a comparison) (numa comparação)a prep
  (informal)do que
Nota: Albeit considered grammatically wrong, the used of "do que" with the verb prefer ("preferir") is more common in spoken language.
 I would rather sing than dance.
 Eu prefiro cantar a dançar.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Prefiro ir ao cinema do que ir ao teatro.
the def artdefinite article: the (before a noun)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The boy went for a walk.
 O garoto foi dar uma caminhada.
 Os garotos foram dar uma caminhada.
the def artdefinite article: the (before a proper noun) (antes de nome próprio)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 I am part of the Catholic Church.
the def artdefinite article: the (with a title) (antes de um título)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The reporter asked the President a question.
the def artdefinite article: the (for superlative, + -est) (antes de superlativo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 That was the easiest test.
the def artdefinite article: the (with singular, used collectively) (representando um todo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 Does the newspaper have a future place in society?
the def artdefinite article: the (for one of many)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 The wild blueberry capital of the US is Maine.
the def artdefinite article: the (turns adj into plural noun) (para ideia abstrata)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 I am interested in the poor.
the def artdefinite article: the (for part of the body) (artigo definido: representando parte do corpo)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 This hat is best worn over the brow.
the def artdefinite article: the (sufficient) (artigo definido: suficiente)o, a art
  os, as art pl
 When I have the money, I'll buy you a diamond.
them pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (they: direct object)o, a pron
  os, as pron pl
 The guests are here - let me go and greet them.
 Os convidados chegaram, deixe-me ir cumprimentá-los.
this advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with adj , adv of extent)a este ponto loc adv
 You will never get this far in your studies.
through advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in one end, out the other)de um lado a outro loc adv
 He was passing through when we saw him.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (destination)a, para prep
  para prep
 He went to the shop. He went out to dinner.
 Ele foi à loja. Ele saiu para jantar.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Vou para Brasília.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in relationship with) (em relação a, a+o=ao)a prep
 The table was parallel to the floor. He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
 A mesa estava paralela ao chão. Ele reagiu com ternura ao ataque dela.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (range, limit) (alcance, extensão)a prep
 In summer, the temperature ranges from thirty to forty degrees Celsius.
 No verão a temperatura varia de 30 a 40 graus.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (compared with) (comparado com)a prep
 Manchester United won the match, four to two.
 O Manchester United ganhou o jogo de quatro a dois.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (ratio) (razão)por, a prep
 The proposal was defeated by seven votes to two.
 A proposta foi derrotada numa proporção de três votos por (or: a) um.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (sum, calculations) (cálculo)a prep
 It comes to thirty-three dollars, ninety-four cents.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (addition)a prep
 The extra charges added salt to the wounds.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (opposition) (oposição)a prep
 This year's blackberries are inferior to last year's crop.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (position: in relation to) (posição: em relação)a prep
 The wall is parallel to the floor.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in reaction to)a prep
 He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (verb and object connector)a prep
 I am speaking generally, in regard to your efforts this week.
up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (sports: ahead of)à frente loc adv
 The team is up one-nil over its opponent.
 O time está à frente do adversário, ganhando de um a zero.
up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in contact with)a par loc adv
 They keep up on events by reading the newspaper.
up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (under consideration) (em consideração)aberto a loc adj
 The next topic up for consideration is the new bridge.
we pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (plural nominative of I) (1ª pessoa do plural)nós pron
  (informal)a gente loc sf
 We are going to the cinema.
 Nós vamos ao cinema.
 A gente vai ao cinema.
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