pouco


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PortuguêsInglês
pouco advlittle advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  few, little 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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few adj (not many) (pequeno número de pessoas)pouco pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
 Few people know that Schumann's wife was also a gifted composer.
 Poucas pessoas sabem que a esposa de Schumann era uma compositora talentosa.
scant adj (little)pouco adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Dorothy has scant pity for unhappy rich people.
 Dorothy tem pouca pena de pessoas ricas e infelizes.
a few adj (small number of)pouco adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 I've got a few questions to ask you.
 Tenho poucas perguntas para você responder.
thimbleful n figurative (very small amount)pouco sm
a little adj (small amount)pouco adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 I just want a little salt on my potatoes.
 Eu quero só um pouco de sal na minha batata.
little adj (not much) (não muito)pouco adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 I am only a little upset, so don't worry.
 Eu só estou um pouco irritado, portanto não se preocupe.
a few pron (small number)pouco pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday."
Nota: Used with a plural verb
 A few came, but not many.
dram n (small amount of anything)pouco sm
  (informal)pouquinho sm
 I'll take some bourbon, but just a dram.
little adv (small amount)pouco advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 The child ate little at dinnertime.
 A criança comeu pouco no jantar.
short on [sth] adj + prep informal (short of: not enough)em falta loc adj
  insuficiente, pouco, curto adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 We're short on printer ink.
 Estamos com falta de tinta para impressora.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
mite adj (a little bit)pouco adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
little adv (almost not at all) (pequena quantidade)pouco advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 She was very shy, and spoke little.
little adv formal (not very)meio advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  pouco advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I am little inclined to accept such an offer.
 Estou meio inclinado a aceitar essa oferta.
a little n (a small amount)pouco, bocado sm
 Chocolate? I'll just have a little.
a spot of [sth] n informal, UK (small amount of [sth])pouco, bocado, pingo sm
  tantinho, bocadinho sm
 Would you like a spot of tea? Robert asked Dan if he fancied a spot of lunch.
hint n (slight amount)pouco sm
 There was a hint of cinnamon in the apple pie.
 Tinha um pouco de canela na torta de maçã.
touch,
a touch of [sth]
n
(small amount)pouco adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 John is staying home from work today because he has a touch of fever.
dot n (small amount) (figurado)pingo sm
  pouco advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Add a dot of butter.
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a little n (short time)daqui a pouco loc adv
 I'll be there in a little.
 Vou chegar lá daqui a pouco.
a mite adv informal (slightly)meio advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  um pouco loc adv
 Aren't you a mite too old to be watching cartoons?
 Você não está meio velho pra assistir desenhos?
a piece n UK, regional (a distance, a way)um pouco loc adv
 The farm is down the road a piece.
almost adv (with verb: negative result) (resultado negativo)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  por pouco loc adv
 I almost forgot to lock the door.
awhile adv (for a short time)por um tempo loc adv
  um pouco loc adv
 The guests had to wait awhile for dinner to be served.
barely adv (hardly, only just)mal advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  pouco mais de loc adv
  quase não loc adv
 There is barely enough food for everyone at the party. My sister is barely 15 and already she's taller than me.
 Mal tem comida suficiente para todo mundo na festa. Minha irmã mal fez 15 anos e já é mais alta que eu.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Tinha pouco mais de dez pessoas na plateia no show daquela banda.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Meu dinheiro quase não deu para comprar nem café e pão.
flimsy adj figurative (excuse: not convincing)inconsistente adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  pouco convincente loc adj
 Every day she arrives late with another flimsy excuse.
 Todos os dias ela chega atrasada com outra desculpa inconsistente.
gradually adv (little by little)gradualmente, gradativamente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  pouco a pouco loc adv
 I'm gradually answering all of these fan letters.
 Eu estou gradativamente respondendo todas essas cartas de fã.
impractical adj (person: not capable) (pessoa)pouco prático loc adj
 I'd love to help you decorate but I'm horribly impractical.
instill [sth] in [sb] (US),
instil [sth] in [sb] (UK)
vtr + prep
figurative (impress: [sth] on [sb](em alguém)instilar vt
  colocar pouco a pouco expres
 Their grandmother instilled piety in them from an early age.
just adv (by a slim margin) (por uma margem pequena)por pouco loc adv
 He just missed the bus.
 Ele perdeu o ônibus por pouco.
least adj (smallest)mínimo adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  nem um pouco loc adv
 Of the three brothers, Tony spends the least amount of money on clothes.
little adv (slightly) (ligeiramente)um pouco advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I am a little drunk, but in no way incapacitated.
 Eu estou um pouco bêbado, mas de maneira nenhuma incapacitado.
low on [sth] adj (lacking in [sth])com pouco loc adv
 We are low on toilet paper.
measure n figurative (limited amount) (figurativo)um pouco loc adv
 He had just a measure of curiosity about the subject.
 Ele tinha só um pouco de curiosidade sobre o assunto.
of late adv (until recently)até recentemente loc adv
  até pouco tempo atrás loc adv
 He has been riding the bus of late.
practically adv (nearly, almost)praticamente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  por pouco advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 You can't punish me, Mom! I'm practically eighteen!
rather adv (somewhat)um pouco loc adv
  um tanto quanto loc adv
 I am rather annoyed by your attitude.
sojourn vi formal (stay temporarily)passar pouco tempo loc v
  residir temporariamente loc v
 We'll be sojourning in Brazil this winter.
some adj uncountable (a bit, a bit of)um pouco de loc adj
 Would you like some more wine? A little more?
 Você quer um pouco de vinho? Um pouco mais?
some adv US, informal (for a while) (tempo)um pouco loc adv
 We talked some.
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.
somewhat adv (slightly)um tanto quanto loc adv
  um pouco loc adv
  ligeiramente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 David found riding a bike difficult at first, but it got somewhat easier every time he tried.
 David achou que andar de bicicleta foi difícil da primeira vez, mas ficava um tanto quanto mais fácil cada vez que tentava.
uncharitable adj (not generous)pouco caridoso loc adj
  descaridoso adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 My aunt was an uncharitable person who seldom helped other people.
unclear adj (text: not clear in meaning) (sem significado claro)pouco claro, incerto, confuso adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Overall, it's a good essay, but this section is unclear; could you rewrite it so that the meaning is more evident?
uncomplimentary adj (insulting, not flattering)pouco lisonjeiro loc adj
  indelicado adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Sharon made an uncomplimentary remark about her sister's new hairstyle, saying it made her look old.
undemanding adj (easy, not challenging)pouco exigente loc adj
  complacente, condescendente adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Kevin has an undemanding job stocking shelves in a supermarket.
understaffed adj (not having enough personnel) (com quantidade insuficiente de funcionários)com pouco pessoal loc adj
 When a restaurant is understaffed, customers wait too long for their food.
unflattering adj (bad, not favourable)desfavorável adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  pouco lisonjeiro loc adj
 Malik's performance in the play received unflattering reviews.
unimaginative adj (lacking vision or creativity)sem imaginação, pouco criativo loc adj
 The unimaginative use of concrete gives the building a very drab appearance.
unwilling adj (reluctant: in general) (relutante: em geral)intransigente, pouco disposto, reticente adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 The mother despaired of her unwilling teenager; he barely spoke to his parents and he wouldn't tidy his room, do his homework, or help with anything around the house.
 A mãe estava desanimada com seu adolescente intransigente; ele mal falava com seus pais e não arrumava seu quarto, não fazia a tarefa nem ajudava com qualquer coisa na casa.
wonky adj UK, informal (uneven, lopsided)instável, irregular, desequilibrado adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  vacilante, cambaleante adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  pouco firme, pouco seguro loc adj
 The table was wonky so I had to prop up one of its legs with a book.
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