quase


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quase advalmost, nearly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
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almost adv (nearly)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 He was almost home when the car broke down.
 Ele estava quase em casa, quando o carro quebrou.
nearly adv (almost)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I was nearly in an accident this morning!
 Eu quase me envolvi em um acidente esta manhã.
virtually adv (as good as, practically)praticamente, quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 All I said to Tim was "Good morning," and he virtually bit my head off!
quasi adv (almost)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
just about adv (more or less)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Well, I think that just about covers it, so let's end this discussion here.
stop short of [sth] v expr informal (not develop)parar pouco antes expres
  quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 The SARS epidemic stopped short of becoming a global pandemic.
quasi adj (closely resembling) (semelhança)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
almost adv (all but)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 There is one ticket left - we have almost sold out. The baby is almost asleep.
 Há apenas um bilhete - estamos quase esgotados. O bebê está quase adormecido.
near adv (around, approximately) (próximo)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 It's near nine o'clock.
 São quase nove horas.
pretty near adv informal (quite close) (bem perto)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 They pretty near demolished the other team.
as good as expr (nearly; virtually)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I've worked all night on the picture and it's as good as finished.
 Eu trabalhei a noite toda na pintura e está quase terminada.
a scant adj (slightly under)pouco menos que loc adj
  quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Add a scant quarter pint of water to the other ingredients.
all but adv (with adjective: nearly)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  praticamente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 The rain is all but finished now.
 
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close to [sth] adj + prep (nearly equal, almost)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 You and I are close to the same height.
most adv US, informal (almost)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Most all of them are at home in the evening.
next adv (almost)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 It's worth next to nothing in that condition.
near adv (all but, nearly) (aproximadamente)perto, quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 It's near five years since I've seen my friend.
nearly adv (almost: time)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 It is nearly six o'clock.
 Já são quase seis horas.
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.
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!
ish adv informal (just about)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Is that project finished yet? - Ish. I just need to tweak a couple of things.
ish adv informal (kind of)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I think I'm getting the hang of this now. Well, ish.
hard upon [sth/sb] adv + prep (near, coming up to)quase advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 It was hard upon nightfall when they arrived.
 Era quase noite quando eles chegaram.
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almost come to blows v expr (argue) (informal)quase sair na porrada expres v
almost die laughing v expr informal, figurative (laugh very hard)quase morrer de rir loc vt
 We almost died laughing when we saw Mike's Halloween costume.
almost done adj informal (nearly finished)quase pronto loc adv
 I'm almost done; give me five more minutes and I'll join you.
almost entirely adv (nearly completely)quase todo loc adv
  quase totalmente loc adv
  quase inteiramente loc adv
 This cake is almost entirely too stale to eat. By the time we got to the theater, the seats were almost entirely taken.
almost everywhere adv (in most places)em quase todos os lugares loc adv
 There used to be no chain stores in the town, but now they're almost everywhere.
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.
almost unheard-of adj (extremely rare)quase desconhecido loc adj
 It's almost unheard-of for geese to perch in trees, but I saw photos of some today.
as often as not adv (in about half of all instances)em quase todos os casos, quase sempre loc adv
 I don't know if he will be here today. He shows up as often as not.
barely audible adj (sound: very faint) (som)quase inaudível loc adj
 His voice over the telephone was barely audible.
barely legal adj informal (girl: only just 18)quase maior de idade loc adj
 She was barely legal when they first slept together.
 Ela era quase maior de idade quando eles dormiram juntos pela primeira vez.
barely see [sth] adv + vtr (have difficulty seeing) (ter dificuldades para enxergar)quase não ver expres
 She could barely see the road through the thick snow.
barely see adv + vi (have poor sight)quase não ver expres
Nota: Preceded by "can"
close match n (pairing of two similar things)parelha sf
  par quase semelhante expres
  combinação quase semelhante expres
 Mom's handbag and shoes are not exactly the same color, but they are a very close match.
close to the knuckle expr UK, figurative (potentially offensive) (potencialmente ofensivo)no limite do decente loc adv
  quase obsceno loc adj
come near to [sth] v expr figurative (nearly experience)quase experimentar loc vt
for next to nothing adv (very cheaply) (a muito bom preço)por quase nada loc adv
 When we were first married we bought an old couch for next to nothing.
for pennies adv (very cheaply) (a muito bom preço)por quase nada loc adv
 She saved money by baking her own bread for pennies.
hardly adv (only just)mal advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  quase nunca loc adv
  (formal)parcamente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Jim hardly ever visits his parents anymore.
hardly any adj (few)quase nenhum expres
 After my brother discovered the cookies, there were hardly any left.
hardly any adj (not much)quase nenhum expres
  quase nenhuma expres
 There's hardly any chance of Bob being promoted.
hardly ever adv (rarely)quase nunca loc adv
  raramente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I hardly ever drink in the morning.
have a cow v informal, figurative (become angry or upset) (inf., ficar enfurecido)quase ter um filho loc v int
just around the corner adv figurative (waiting to happen) (figurado: esperando para acontecer)pertinho dim
  (figurado)quase na esquina expres
 For every "safe" nuclear reactor, there is a disaster just around the corner.
just like prep informal (very similar to) (muito parecido)igualzinho dim
  quase igual
 Amy has got a pair of shoes just like yours.
little or no adj (hardly any)quase nenhum loc adj
 I haven't done any revising so there's little or no chance of me passing the exam.
mostly adv US (almost completely)a maior parte loc pron
  quase todo loc pron
 We are mostly finished with the project.
 Já terminamos a maior parte do projeto.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. A casa está quase toda pintada.
much the same adj (very similar)quase o mesmo loc adj
 I will use much the same method as George did to make these changes.
much the same adj (unchanged)quase o mesmo loc adj
 The doctors say he is in much the same condition as yesterday. My hometown looks much the same as it did when I left 10 years ago.
near miss n (almost a hit) (figurado)batida na trave expres
  quase um acidente expres
 That was a near miss; those two cars almost collided.
nearly impossible adj (that almost cannot be done)quase impossível loc adj
 It's nearly impossible to get a good grade from my English teacher.
nearly the same adj (very similar)quase idêntico, quase igual loc adj
 The professor noticed that the two students' papers were nearly the same, and failed them both.
next to nothing n (very little)quase nada loc adv
 After paying that huge telephone bill, I have next to nothing left in the bank. She managed to prepare a sumptuous meal from next to nothing.
of a kind adj (more or less)mais ou menos isso expres
  quase isso expres
 Adriana has a friend, of a kind, who she sees when her other friends are busy.
pretty much the same adj informal (very similar)quase o mesmo loc adv
 It hardly matters which candidate you vote for; they're all pretty much the same.
pretty much the same adv (unchanged from earlier)quase o mesmo loc adv
 The state of the patient's health has stayed pretty much the same.
ready to cry adj (close to tears) (perto de chorar)a ponto de chorar loc adj
  quase chorando loc adj
 John seemed about ready to cry after Linda called him ugly. Her lower lip would always tremble whenever she was ready to cry.
scarcely adv (barely, almost not)mal advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  quase não loc adv
 Tim was a brilliant entrepreneur; he was scarcely twenty when he made his first million.
scarcely ever adv (almost never, seldom)raramente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  quase nunca loc adv
 After being mugged twice Miriam scarcely ever left the house.
scare the living daylights out of [sb] v expr informal (frighten [sb])quase matar de susto loc verb
  deixar com o coração na mão loc verb
  deixar apavorado loc verb
 Did you have to jump out at me like that? You scared the living daylights out of me!
 Você tinha que pular na minha frente desse jeito? Quase me matou de susto!
short of [sth] adj (lacking)quase sem expres
  em falta de expres
 I need to go shopping: we're short of bread and milk.
short staffed,
short-staffed
adj
(not enough employees)com falta de pessoal expres
  quase sem pessoal expres
  com poucos funcionários expres
verge on [sth] vtr phrasal insep (be almost equal to)quase igual a loc adv
 Going into business with someone who has a conviction for fraud is verging on insanity!
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