acontecer


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acontecer v inthappen, occur viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  become vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
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happen viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (occur) (ocorrer)acontecer v int
 A lot of things have happened since last year.
 Muitas coisas aconteceram desde o ano passado.
occur viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (happen) (suceder)acontecer, ocorrer v int
 This problem has only occurred once.
 Este problema só aconteceu (or: ocorreu) uma vez.
hap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." regional and archaic (happen) (regional e arcaico)acontecer v int
befall [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." formal (happen to)suceder, sobrevir vt
  acontecer vt
 Whatever bad luck befalls him, Matt always stays cheerful.
take place vtr + n (happen, be held)acontecer vt
  realizar-se vp
 The concert took place in a bar. The next election in my village will take place on April 6th.
befall viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." formal (happen, occur)acontecer, ocorrer vt
happen viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (befall) (acontecer)acontecer v int
 I didn't work hard for it, it just happened!
 Eu não trabalhei muito por isso, apenas aconteceu.
happen (to [sb/sth]) viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (become of)acontecer vt
 What happened to that book I lent you?
 O que aconteceu com aquele livro que te emprestei?
 
Traduções complementares
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come viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (occur, happen)acontecer v int
 Good things come to those who wait.
happen viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (come to pass)acontecer v int
 If he happens to call, please let me know.
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about to happen adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (imminent)acontecer em breve loc v
 You want me to give you money? That's not about to happen.
allow [sth],
allow [sth] to do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(enable by neglect) (tornar possível por negligência)deixar vt
  deixar acontecer loc vt
  permitir
 By not applying the handbrake, he allowed the car to roll down the hill.
become of [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] (happen to [sb], [sth])acontecer com
 Whatever became of Joe Hill? Do you know where he is now?
come hell or high water advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (whatever the difficulties, whatever happens)aconteça o que acontecer, chova ou faça sol adv
  a qualquer preço adv
 Come hell or high water, I am going to finish this marathon.
come what may advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (whatever happens)aconteça o que acontecer, seja lá o que acontecer expres
 I'll remain happy come what may.
happen viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have fortune to do) (ter sorte de fazer)acontecer por acaso loc v int
 I happened to read about it in the paper.
 Acontece que, por acaso, eu acabei de ler no jornal.
happen viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be or do by chance)acontecer por acaso loc v int
 He happened to have an extra umbrella with him.
happen by chance v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be lucky, coincidental)acontecer por acaso loc verb
 We weren't trying to get pregnant; it happened by chance.
happen to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (chance to) (por coincidência ou acaso)acontecer por acaso loc vt
 Did you happen to see my keys?
impending adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (coming soon)prestes a acontecer loc adj
  iminente adj
 Seth couldn't move into the house until the impending transaction was finalized.
occur that v (happen that)acontecer que vt
 Unfortunately, it occurred that he toppled his glass just as the young lady approached.
post-date vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (history: come after) (história: acontecer depois)acontecer depois de loc vt
  ocorrer após loc vt
  vir depois de loc vt
roll around 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." informal (event, time: come again) (informal)pintar v int
  acontecer de novo v int + loc adv
  voltar a acontecer v int + loc adv
 When the opportunity rolls around, I will take the holiday I always dreamed of.
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