explicar


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explicar vtexplain viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
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explain viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (make [sth] clear) (tornar claro)explicar v int
 Just give me a minute and I'll explain.
 Dê-me um minuto e eu explicarei.
explicate [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." formal (explain, detail)explicar vt
lay [sth] out 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." (explain, present: a plan)explicar vt
 During the murder trial, the prosecutors carefully laid out the state's case against the defendant.
inform [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (give essence to)justificar, explicar vt
 Dan's grades informed his father's decision to ground him until he got his life in order.
explain [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give reasons)explicar vt
 Can you explain what led to your decision?
explain [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (give clarification)explicar vt
 "She is asleep already", he explained.
 "Ela já está dormindo", ele explicou.
explain [sth] to [sb] vtr + prep (give details, clarify)explicar vt
 I've tried to explain Einstein's Theory of Relativity to her many times, but she still doesn't understand it.
 Eu tentei explicar a Teoria da Relatividade de Einstein muitas vezes, mas ela ainda não a compreendeu.
explain [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (account for, justify)explicar vt
 Can you explain what happened to the money?
 
Traduções complementares
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tell [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (explain)dizer, explicar, esclarecer vt
 Tell me exactly how you came to this conclusion.
spell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (explain)explicar vt
 Spell it out for us, so we can understand what you really mean.
gloss [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (define, annotate)glosar vt
  explicar vt
  anotar vt
 The student glossed all the important terms at the top of the paper.
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Formas compostas:
EnglishPortuguese
elaborate on [sth] vi + prep (explain in greater detail)elaborar vt
  aprofundar vt
  explicar melhor loc verb
 Could you elaborate on your earlier comment about unemployment?
enlighten [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (explain or clarify to)esclarecer vt
  explicar para vt + prep
 The student didn't fully understand the homework task, until his teacher enlightened him.
enlighten [sb] about [sth] vtr + prep figurative (explain or clarify to)esclarecer alguém sobre loc verb
  explicar para alguém sobre loc verb
 Would somebody please enlighten me about whatever is going on here!
enlighten [sb] as to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (explain or clarify to)esclarecer alguém sobre loc verb
  explicar para alguém sobre loc verb
 The manager asked his staff to enlighten him as to what exactly was involved in the project.
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
explain [sth] to [sb] v (clarify [sth] to [sb])explicar algo a loc vt
 I've tried to explain Einstein's Theory of Relativity to Suzette many times, but she still doesn't understand it.
shed light on [sth] v figurative (clarify or explain [sth](clarear ou explicar algo)por luz sobre algo vt
  clarear algo vt
  explicar algo vt
sock it to [sb] v slang (do [sth] with great force or impact) (fazer algo com grande esforço ou impacto)explicar (algo) com ignorância vt
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