desculpa


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PortuguêsInglês
desculpa sfexcuse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  avoidance, subterfuge, pretext nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
excuse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (explanation) (explicação)desculpa sf
 The teacher was tired of his excuses for work not done.
 O professor estava cansado das desculpas que ele dava pelos trabalhos que não fazia.
extenuation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. formal (excuse or justification)justificação, desculpa, paliação sf
 The defendant's mental state was considered an extenuation of his crime.
pretext nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (excuse, false reason)pretexto sm
  desculpa, alegação sf
 Mary came into my office on the pretext of borrowing a pen.
excuse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pretext) (pretexto)desculpa sf
 He used the mistletoe as an excuse to kiss her.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Ele usou a queda como desculpa para beijá-la.
pretense (US),
pretence (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(pretext, excuse)pretensão sf
  desculpa sf
  pretexto sm
 Patrick excused himself from the lunch on a pretense of urgent business.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
sorry interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (You are wrong.) (expressão para dizer que alguém está equivocado)perdão, desculpa interj
 Sorry, but you are not quite right in your thinking there.
pardon interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (excuse me! sorry!) (formal)perdão interj
  desculpa, desculpe interj
plea nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (excuse)argumento sm
  desculpa sf
 Ken begged off on the plea his car had broken down.
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Formas compostas:
InglêsPortuguês
apologize,
UK: also apologise
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(say sorry)pedir desculpa expres v
 If you hurt someone's feelings, you should apologize.
 Se você ferir os sentimentos de alguém, deve pedir desculpa.
explain [sth] away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (account for)dar uma desculpa, tentar explicar loc vt
feeble excuse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (not convincing) (informal)desculpa esfarrapada loc
 Ben offered a feeble excuse when his mom asked him why he was home so late.
grow weak viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (excuse, etc.: be overused) (justificativa)dar desculpa esfarrapada loc v int
 The excuse that your car would not start will grow weak if you use it too often!
lame excuse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unconvincing attempt to justify)desculpa esfarrapada
 Saying that your alarm clock didn't ring is a lame excuse for being this late. Dropping your cigarette is a lame excuse for crashing your car.
poor excuse,
feeble excuse
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(unconvincing attempt to justify)desculpa esfarrapada sf
 He gave a poor excuse for his absence. Having a cold is a very poor excuse for missing five days of work.
wear thin viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (excuse, etc.: be overused) (desculpa, etc.: usar muito a mesma desculpa)usar (sempre) a mesma desculpa vt
 Her constant excuses for her tardiness were wearing thin on the boss.
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