certo


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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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Traduções principais
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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?
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.
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 deserves to be promoted.
 É certo que ele merece ser promovido.
cert n informal, abbreviation (certainty)certo sm
 Bob is a cert to win the race.
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.
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.
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.
certain adj (sure, 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.
sure enough adj informal (certain, not doubtful)seguro 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."
 The police were sure enough that whoever had killed Brown had also murdered Wilkins.
of course interj (yes, certainly)certo, é claro interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Of course you can go out for dinner!
sure thing n informal ([sth] certain) (figurado)batata expres
  certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 She knew that passing the test was a sure thing, so she didn't feel nervous.
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(inevitable)certo advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 They are so in love, it is certain they will marry.
 Eles estão tão apaixonados; é certo que vão se casar.
certain adj (some)certo pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
  certa pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
  certos pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
  certas pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
 Certain children became sick after eating the pizza.
definite adj (certain)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Tom was very definite about his wish to give up his job and retrain in a different profession.
positive adj (certain, sure)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  seguro adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 I'm positive I saw someone run across the garden.
yes interj (used to seek confirmation)certo interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  não é loc interj
  (BR, coloquial)interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 You're the child's mother, yes?
ripe adj figurative (time: perfect) (tempo: perfeito)oportuno adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  perfeito 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."
 The time seemed ripe to tell his parents about his plans.
a certain adj literary (specific) (específico)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.
right n (good) (bom)certo sm
 We have to learn right from wrong.
 Nós temos que saber distinguir o certo do errado.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
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 (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 (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 (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.
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.
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 (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.
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.
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.
positive adj (beyond doubt)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  claro adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 The police confirmed a positive sighting of the missing man.
bound to do [sth] adj figurative (more than likely to do [sth](figurado)certo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 You left your wallet on the table; someone was bound to steal it.
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 adv (admittedly)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.
Right? interj (seeking confirmation)certo interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  não é interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  (BR, coloquial)interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 You're a French teacher, right?
Right interj (OK, so)certo interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  OK interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Right - who's going to make the coffee?
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InglêsPortuguês
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
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.
 Estou quase certo de que desliguei o forno, mas talvez eu deva voltar e checar.
as it were adv idiom (so to speak)de certo modo, por assim dizer loc adv
bear fruit vtr + n figurative (idea: succeed) (figurado)dar frutos, dar certo loc vt
 It started as a brainstorm idea but gradually it began to bear fruit.
come off vi phrasal slang (be a success) (informal)dar certo expres v
 I thought your class presentation came off really well.
come to fruition v expr (be attained, succeed)dar certo expres
 I'm afraid our plans will never come to fruition.
do right by [sb] v expr (treat fairly)fazer o correto, fazer o certo loc vt
 You are going to have to do right by her and marry her.
failing that adv (if that is not possible) (se não for possível)se isso não der certo
  (informal: se não for possível)se não der
 Ask your sister to help you with the answers, or failing that, just make them up.
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.
halfway adv informal (somewhat)um tanto loc adv
  até certo ponto loc adv
have your heart in the right place v expr figurative (have good intentions) (figurado: boas intenções)no lugar certo expres
isn't it? (question tag)não é?, certo? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  (informal)né?
 This is your book, isn't it?
just right adv informal (perfectly) (informal: perfeitamente)do jeito certo advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (informal: perfeitamente)certinho dim
 Joan has a talent for roasting the potatoes just 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.
on the right side of [sth] expr figurative (on prestigious side of)no lado certo expres
 Democrats feel they are on the right side of the aisle.
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.
proper time n (appropriate moment) (momento apropriado)momento propício loc sm
  momento certo loc sm
 Fruit must be harvested at the proper time if it is to reach the consumer in peak condition.
red rail n (extinct bird) (biol., Aphanapteryx bonasi)certo pásaro extinto loc sm
right and wrong npl (sense of morality)certo e errado loc sm
 We have to know the difference between right and wrong.
right path n figurative (appropriate course or direction)caminho certo loc sm
  bom caminho loc sm
right side n (correct or appropriate side)lado certo loc sm
 You've put your rug down with the right side facing the floor! The inmate swore that if he was released he would stay on the right side of the law.
seem in order v expr (appear to be correct)parecer bem expres v
  parecer certo expres v
  parecer estar em ordem expres v
sense of right and wrong n (morality)noção de certo e errado expres
 At around the age of four, children start to demonstrate a sense of right and wrong.
set [sb] straight vtr phrasal sep figurative (correct, clarify [sth] for)corrigir vt
  mostrar o certo expres v
 I used to think that NY was the capital of America until my friend Paul set me straight (and told me it was Washington)
so far adv (to a limited extent) (com alcance limitado)até certo ponto advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 The road's closed: you can only go so far before you have to turn round.
so much so adv (to such a degree) (em certo grau)em certo grau loc adv
  tanto que loc conj
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.
suitable time n (appropriate moment) (momento apropriável)momento adequado sm
  momento certo sm
  (informal)ocasião sf
 Don't be hasty. You'd do better to wait for a more suitable time.
taken for granted adj (undervalued, not seen as special) (subvalorizado, não considerado especial)menosprezado adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  tomado como certo loc adj
  desdenhado adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
tell right from wrong v (have a sense of morality) (ter senso de moralidade)diferenciar o certo do errado expres
that's for sure! interj informal (expressing agreement) (expressar concordância)com certeza interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  isso é certo interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 This operation will relieve the pain in your abdomen – that's for sure!
that's how it goes sometimes interj informal (expressing philosophical acceptance) (expressar aceitação filosófica)nem tudo dá certo expres
  a vida é assim mesmo expres
 I didn't get the job, but that's how it goes sometimes. I know it isn't fair but that's just how it goes sometimes.
that's right interj informal (that is correct) (está correto)está correto interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  está certo interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  (informal)é isso (aí)! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 That's right. The truck ran the red light and slammed into that car.
to a certain extent adv (to some degree)até certo ponto, de certa maneira advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I agree with you to a certain extent, but not entirely.
to an extent adv (to a certain degree) (parcialmente)até certo ponto loc adv
  em certo grau loc adv
 I'm only happy with the job you did to an extent.
to some degree adv (to a certain extent)até certo ponto, de certo modo advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Intelligence is determined to some degree by genetics.
to some extent adv (to a certain degree)em parte, de certo modo advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 You have to admit you're to blame to some extent. We all suffer to some extent when we're far away from our loved ones.
within a narrow range adv (from a restricted selection)dentro de certo alcance loc adv
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