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certo adjcertain, right, sure adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
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right n (good)  (bom)certo sm
 We have to learn right from wrong.
 Nós temos que saber distinguir o certo do errado.
right adj (opportune)  (oportuno)apropriado, conveniente, propício adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 This is the right time to start a new job.
right adj (healthy)  (com saúde)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 I'm feeling right as rain today.
clear adj (with no uncertainty)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 The soldiers are clear about their mission.
sure adj (certain)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 I'm sure that I turned off the stove.
 Estou certo de ter desligado o fogão.
sure adj (confident)  (confiante)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 The athlete was sure of his skills.
 O atleta estava certo de suas habilidades.
sure adj (inevitable)  (inevitável)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Today's game is a sure win for us.
straight adv (correctly)corretamente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  certo advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Do I have the story straight? Is that the way it goes?
true adj (admittedly)  (admitidamente)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 True, I'm not an expert in finance.
true adj (logically necessary)  (logicamente necessário)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 If it costs a hundred dollars, it's true that we'll have to borrow the money.
certain adj literary (specific)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 A certain Bob Knightly entered the room.
certain
certain to
adj
(inevitable)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  sem dúvida loc adj
 They are so in love, it is certain they will marry.
 Eles estão tão apaixonados; é certo que vão se casar.
 Eles estão apaixonados; sem dúvida vão se casar.
certain adj (indisputable)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 It is certain that he will be promoted.
 É certo que ele será promovido.
suitable adj (fitting)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 His jacket wasn't suitable for his current size.
cert n abbr, informal (certainty)  (coisa certa)certo sm
right adj (just)  (justo)correto, certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  direito sm
 It's only right that you have a fair trial.
 É correto que você tenha um julgamento justo.
right adj (appropriate)  (adequado)direito, certo, correto adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 That's not the right way to hold a tennis racket.
right adj (answer: correct)  (resposta: correto)correto, certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 What's the right answer to this question?
 Qual é a resposta certa (or: correta) para esta questão?
right adj (exact)  (exato)certo, preciso, correto adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  direito adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Is this measurement right?
right adj (most convenient)  (conveniente)certo, adequado, apropriado adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 She's always in the right place at the right time.
some adv informal (to some degree)até certo ponto loc adv
  um pouco
 No matter what you say to him, he will always worry some.
expect vtr (anticipate)ter a expectativa loc vt
  ter como certo loc vt
 I expect our team will lose again.
 Tenho a expectativa de que nosso time vai perder novamente.
 Tenho como certo que nosso time vai perder novamente.
correct adj (appropriate)  (apropriado)correto, certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Yes, I think he did the correct thing by calling her.
 Sim, acho que ele fez a coisa certa (or: correta) ligando para ela.
size vtr (make a particular size)medir vt
  fazer de certo tamanho loc vt
 How do you want me to size this piece of the pie?
true adj (accurate, on target)  (no alvo)exato, certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 It was a true shot and hit its target.
bound
be bound to
adj
(certain)seguro, certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 It is bound to rain this month.
certain adj (confident)certo, seguro adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Yes, I am certain that it will rain tomorrow.
halfway adv informal (somewhat)um tanto loc adv
  até certo ponto loc adv
absolutely right adj emphatic (completely correct)absolutamente certo loc adj
 You told me I would love this movie, and you were absolutely right.
after a fashion adv (in a way)de certo modo loc adv
as it were adv idiom (so to speak)de certo modo, por assim dizer loc adv
bear fruit v figurative (idea, plan: be successful)dar frutos, dar certo loc vt
 It started as a brainstorm idea but gradually it began to bear fruit.
bound to adj colloquial (likely to)  (provável)certo, seguro adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 That boy is so reckless, he's bound to end up in jail.
do right vi (act in a just way)fazer certo, fazer bem
 You are going to have to do right by her and marry her.
do right by vtr ([sb]: treat justly)fazer o correto, fazer o certo por
 You are going to have to do right by her and marry her.
don't you? (question tag)  (pergunta pedindo confirmação)não?, certo?
 Why am I asking you for directions? - well, you live here, don't you?
get right vtr informal (be correct about)ter razão, estar certo de loc vt
 Let me repeat it back to you to make it sure I got it right.
keep time vi (clock: tell the time accurately)  (relógio)marcar a hora certa loc v int
  andar certo loc v int
 My clock's so old that it doesn't keep time any more.
 An electronic clock is able to keep time very accurately.
make sure vtr (ensure, ascertain)assegurar vt
  fazer certo loc vt
 He made sure they were all listening before starting to speak.
 Make sure you check the spelling before sending the email.
of course interj (yes, certainly)certo, é claro interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Of course you can go out for dinner!
on the right side of prep ([sb]: in favour with)  (alguém - em bons termos com)no lado certo, à direita de loc prep
 You'll need to stay on the right side of your boss if you want to get that promotion.
on the right side of prep ([sth]: on the favoured, prestigious side of)  (algo - no lado predileto de)no lado certo loc prep
 Democrats feel they are on the right side of the aisle.
on the right side of the law adj (legal )  (legal)no lado certo da lei loc adj
 The protesters felt that they were on the right side of the law.
on the right track adv literal (following the correct path)  (literal)no caminho certo loc adv
on the right track adv figurative (not mistaken or misled)no caminho certo loc adv
 After failing her class last semester, she got back on the right track and passed this semester.
all right interj (OK)está bem, tudo certo interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  o.k. interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 All right, let's go to the pub.
at one point adv (at a given moment)num certo momento loc adv
 At one point, I thought we might even get married.
due course n (normal run of events)momento certo loc sm
 You'll receive your promotion in due course: first you have to prove yourself.
due course n (in the expected amount of time)momento certo loc sm
 The effects of the drug will wear off in due course.
almost sure adj (not quite certain)quase certo loc adj
 I'm almost sure I turned the stove off, but maybe we should go back to check.
positive adj (certain, sure)positivo, certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
come off   (mancha)sair
   (plano)ter sucesso, dar certo
  soltar-se,desprender-se (de algo)
dead right completamente certo
just right apenas certo
  com a hora certa
not quite right não muito certo
rest assured pode ficar tranqüilo
  pode estar certo, seguro
ring true parecer certo
  soar verdadeiro
sure thing sem dúvida
  certo, seguro
to a certain extent de certa maneira, até certo ponto
you can bet on it pode apostar
  pode estar certo de
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