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ou conjor, either conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
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Traduções principais
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or conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (connects alternatives) (juntar alternativas)ou conj
 Do you want the green or the blue?
 Você quer o verde ou o azul?
either,
either or
conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
(one or another)ou conj
 Either we stop now or we go all the way.
 Ou paramos agora ou vamos até o fim.
 
Traduções complementares
EnglishPortuguese
or conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (connects alternative terms for [sth])ou conj
 The islands are known as The Falklands, or Las Islas Malvinas.
or conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (correlative)ou conj
 You should either call him or send him an email.
or conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (approximation)ou conj
 I'll be back in two or three minutes.
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a couple of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US, colloquial (two or three of)dois ou três de loc adj
 A couple of days ago, I saw your brother at the supermarket.
a dozen or so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (around 12)mais ou menos uma dúzia loc adj
 Can you please bring me back a dozen or so eggs from the grocery store?
able-bodied adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not physically disabled)saudável, fisicamente capaz ou apto loc adj
 We need all able-bodied men in the village to help fill sand bags before the river crests.
alias preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (also known as) (também conhecido como)aliás adv
  ou melhor, ou seja loc adv
all right,
alright
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (average, mediocre)mais ou menos loc adv
 The food was all right, I suppose - nothing special.
 A comida estava mais ou menos, eu acho - nada especial.
around,
UK: about
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(approximately: size, amount)mais ou menos, cerca de loc prep
 It's around three inches tall and an inch wide.
 São mais ou menos (or: cerca de) três polegadas de altura e uma polegada de largura.
at-large adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (delegate or representative not from a local constituency) (representante)de um estado ou distrito loc adj
  sem estado ou distrito loc adj
 The board of directors includes five at-large members.
be about [sth] vi + prep (be approximately)mais ou menos loc adv
 Her house should be about a mile past the stop sign.
 A casa dela deve ser mais ou menos uma milha depois do sinal de parada.
benchmark nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (standard)ponto de medida ou referência loc sm
 By the end of the school year, all third-grade students will need to meet this benchmark.
black or white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (clear cut)preto ou branco adj
black or white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (viewed simplistically)preto ou branco adj
 There is no gray area here, it's black or white.
call viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (poker: equal a bet)igualar ou aumentar loc
 Do you want to call or raise?
 Você quer igualar ou aumentar?
come rain or shine advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (whatever the weather)faça chuva ou faça sol expr
 Come rain or shine, we are going to the beach tomorrow!
come rain or shine advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (whatever happens) (fig, qualquer coisa que aconteça)faça chuva ou faça sol loc adv
 Come rain or shine, I will never abandon you.
consequential damages nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (indirect effects of breached contract) (efeitos indiretos de quebra de contrato)danos incidentais ou consequenciais loc smpl
double or nothing,
US: double or quits
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (gambling: type of bet)dobro ou nada expr
either adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (whichever of two)um ou outro loc adj
  qualquer um dos dois loc adj
 Wear either dress - they both look good.
 Vista um ou outro vestido: os dois lhe caem bem.
 Vista qualquer um dos dois vestidos: os dois lhe caem bem.
either pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (one or another)um ou outro loc pron
  qualquer um dos dois loc pron
 I like both books. I'd be happy with either.
 Gosto de ambos os livros. Ficaria feliz com um ou outro.
 Gosto de ambos os livros: ficaria feliz com qualquer um dos dois.
for better or for worse advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (whatever the consequences) (qualquer que seja o resultado)para o bem ou para o mal loc adv
 I will be your wife for better or for worse.
hair clippers nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (device for trimming hair) (cabelos)máquina de cortar ou de tosquiar loc sf
 The barber used the hair clippers to trim Michael's hair.
homeward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (towards home)que está se dirigindo a casa ou à pátria expres
 She got on the train for her homeward journey.
i.e. advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." abbr (that is) (Latim: id est)ou seja, isto é, quer dizer loc conj
more or less advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to a greater or lesser extent)mais ou menos loc adv
 I have more or less decided to delay going to college for a year.
namely advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (specifically) (especificamente)especialmente adv
  a saber, ou seja loc adv
 Josh always wanted to succeed in life; namely, he wanted to get rich.
nightly adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (nocturnal, happening at night)noturno adj
  de ou a cada noite loc adj
overspend viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (spend too much money) (gastar dinheiro demais)gastar em demasia (ou: em excesso) loc vt
  (pop., dinheiro)torrar vt
 Receiving a small inheritance, Bill began to overspend alarmingly.
play God v figurative (make life-and-death decisions) (fig, tomar decisões sobre vida e morte)fazer o papel de Deus loc v int
  jogar (jogo de videogame ou computador) no papel de Deus vt
 The anti-abortion people are against the idea of people playing God.
plonk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK, slang (cheap wine) (vinho barato)vinhaça sf
  vinhoca sm
  vinho vagabundo (ou: barato) loc sm
rain or shine advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." literal (whatever the weather) (não importa o tempo)faça chuva ou sol loc adv
 The marathon run will take place rain or shine, although it will be postponed if there's lightning.
ready or not advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (regardless of whether you are prepared for this)esteja como estiver loc adv
  preparado ou não loc adv
  pronto ou não loc adv
 Ready or not, I have to take my final exam today.
remains nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (corpse, dead body) (cadáver)restos (ou: despojos) mortais smpl
right about advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (more or less, approximately)mais ou menos loc adv
  por aqui loc adv
 There was a farm right about here a long time ago.
single parent nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mother or father without a partner) (mãe ou pai solteiro)mãe ou pai solteiro sf
so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (approximately) (aproximadamente)cerca adv
  mais ou menos loc adv
 There were twenty or so people there.
 Havia cerca de vinte pessoas lá.
so pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (this approximate number) (número aproximado)mais ou menos loc adv
  aproximadamente adv
 Seven or so of the original members are still in the rock band.
so-so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (tolerably)toleravelmente adv
  regularmente adv
  assim-assim adv
  mais ou menos adv
 He dances so-so, but he'll get better.
storm viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (enter or exit upset)entrar ou sair fazendo barulho loc v int
 She stormed out after losing the game.
ten or so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (about 10) (em torno de 10)mais ou menos dez loc adj
  em torno de dez loc adj
 In about ten or so days, I will have finished my exams!
tender [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." formal (offer) (formal)apresentar proposta ou orçamento loc vt
 The young man tendered his thanks for the kindness the family had shown him. Olivia had had enough of her job and tendered her resignation.
toss a coin v (let chance decide between 2 options) (tirar sorte entre duas opções)tirar cara ou coroa loc v int
  decidir na sorte loc vt
toss a coin v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (let chance decide between 2 options)tirar cara ou coroa loc v int
  decidir na sorte loc vt
toss-up,
tossup
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (coin throw: decides [sth])jogo de cara ou coroa loc sm
  lance sm
 Before almost every sporting match there's a toss-up between the two teams.
trap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (set traps)armar laço ou armadilha loc vt
 We'll trap in the morning and go back later to see what we've caught.
trick-or-treating nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Halloween custom: going door to door) (Halloween: ir de porta em porta)pedido de doces ou travessuras loc sm
trick-or-treating nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Halloween custom: going door to door) (Halloween: ir de porta em porta)pedido de doces ou travessuras loc sm
truth or dare nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (question-and-answer game) (jogo de perguntas e respostas)verdade ou desafio expres
tucker nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. historical (lace neckpiece) (postiça)gola de renda ou linha loc sf
wash,
wash [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(erode) (desgastar por água)eliminar, erodir vt
  causar ou sofrer erosão loc vt
 The footpath is washed by the rain.
weight measurement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (calculation: how heavy [sth], [sb] is)pesagem sf
  (informal)peso (de algo ou alguém) sm
win the toss v (win at heads-or-tails) (ganhar em cara ou coroa)vencer a aposta vt
  (informal)ganhar a aposta vt
  vencer em cara ou coroa vt
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