sobre


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sobre prepabout preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  over, above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
above prep (over) (em cima)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 She hung a picture above the fireplace.
 Ela pendurou um quadro sobre a lareira.
over prep (above) (por cima)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 They hung a picture over the fireplace.
 Eles penduraram uma foto sobre a lareira.
across prep (from one side to the other) (de um lado ao outro)sobre advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 The bridge across the river is a great place to watch the sunset.
 A ponte sobre o rio é um sítio perfeito para se ver o por do sol.
concerning prep (about)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  a respeito de loc conj
  referente adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 He wrote a letter concerning the problem.
 Ele escreveu uma carta sobre o problema.
re prep informal, abbreviation (with reference to)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 We need to have a talk re the schedule next week.
atop prep literary (on top of) (em cima de)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 A small grey cat was perched atop the garden wall.
touching prep (regarding) (concernente)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 So far we've heard nothing touching the cost of the mission.
about prep (on the subject of)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 This book is about a king who loses his crown.
 Este livro é sobre um rei que perde a coroa.
across prep (so as to cross or intersect)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Lay the boards across the bricks, like this.
 Coloque as pranchas sobre os tijolos, assim.
about prep (of, concerning) (concernente)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 What do you think about the president's speech?
 O que pensas sobre o discurso do presidente?
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
after prep (asking about)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 She was asking after your mother. What should I tell her?
on prep (about)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 I'm looking for a book on orchids.
on prep (reference)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 What are your thoughts on global warming?
on prep (to the detriment of)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 They have a three-mile lead on us.
over prep (against)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 We have a big lead over our competitors.
over prep (covering)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 They put sheets over the furniture to protect it.
over prep (concerning)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 They always argue over who gets to drive.
upon prep figurative (on top, in addition) (em adição)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  (figurado)atrás preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 He ate cracker upon cracker until he was sick.
on prep (about: a subject)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  desencapar vt
 This presentation is on the French Revolution and changes in society thereafter.
 Essa apresentação é sobre a Revolução Francesa e as mudanças na sociedade desde então.
on prep informal (taking: drugs) (o efeito de drogas)sobre sf
 Mitch seemed agitated and strange all evening, as if he were on something.
upon prep formal (on the subject of) (sobre o assunto)sobre preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 I'll give you my thoughts upon that later.
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Formas compostas:
InglêsPortuguês
advance upon vtr (invade, move in to attack)avançar sobre vt
 The swarm of killer bees advanced upon the unsuspecting cow that was grazing in the pasture.
ask after vtr (enquire about health of: [sb])perguntar sobre alguém loc vt
 I ran into your old friends Vicki and Peter yesterday, and they asked after you.
bear down on [sb/sth] vtr phrasal insep UK (rush towards)avançar sobre expres
 The truck came bearing down on the brothers as they were crossing the street.
bear down on [sb] vtr phrasal insep figurative (weigh heavily upon)cair sobre expres
 The weight of Emma's financial worries were bearing down on her.
burst upon [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insep (leap, pounce)lançar-se sobre loc vt
carbon tax n (environmental tax on fossil fuels) (taxa ambiental sobre combustíveis fósseis)imposto sobre o carbono loc sm
  taxa de carbono loc sf
customer satisfaction survey n (questionnaire on consumer experience)pesquisa sobre satisfação do cliente loc sf
death tax n (duty payable on [sb]'s death)imposto sobre herança
 After paying death tax there was virtually nothing left of his inheritance.
discourse about [sth] vi + prep (discuss)discutir sobre loc vt
dwell on [sth],
dwell upon
vi + prep
(speak extensively about)falar muito sobre loc verb
  (figurado, formal)demorar-se em vp + prep
 In her lecture, the professor dwelt a great deal on the similar themes in the two texts.
fairness opinion n (evaluation of terms of a financial deal) (avaliação dos termos)opinião sobre equidade loc sf
fairness opinion fee n (cost of evaluating terms of a financial deal) (custos da avaliação dos termos)taxa para opinião sobre equidade loc sf
field hockey,
UK: hockey
n
US (sport: hockey played on a field)hóquei em campo loc sm
  hóquei sobre a grama loc sm
found [sth] on vtr (base [sth] on, build [sth] on a basis of)fundar sobre, estabelecer sobre loc vt
hand over hand adv literal (grasping with alternate hands) (literal)mão sobre mão loc adv
 I know the rope bridge is scary but just go slowly hand over hand and stop screaming.
have power over vtr (be able to control or influence) (ser capaz de controlar ou influenciar)ter poder sobre loc vt
 His wife has power over him because she is the family's breadwinner.
know vtr (be conversant with)entender vt
  saber sobre loc vt
 He knows football better than anyone.
lay claim to [sth] v expr (claim ownership of)reivindicar vt
  reclamar para si loc verb
  (jurídico)alegar direitos sobre loc verb
 He laid claim to the house and the surrounding land.
learn about vtr (become informed about)aprender sobre vt
 How did you learn about our company?
learn all about vtr (become fully informed about)aprender tudo sobre vt
 Before I invest in a company, I am always sure to learn all about their history and business practices.
luxury tax n (tax payable on non-essential goods)imposto sobre artigos de luxo loc sm
move in on vtr (move closer to attack or capture) (para atacar ou capturar)lançar-se sobre vt
 When the signal was given the police quickly moved in on the suspect and arrested him.
muse on vtr (ponder, consider)meditar sobre, refletir sobre vt
  (coloquial)ruminar,matutar vt
 He took weeks to muse on the question before putting pen to paper.
overland adv (across the land)sobre a terra loc adv
 The army moved overland, across the Russian steppes.
prevail over [sth/sb] vi + prep (win over other options)prevalecer sobre vt + prep
  vencer vt
 Maggie and Linda couldn't decide what car to buy, but finally, the Audi prevailed over the Renault.
prevail over vtr phrasal insep (triumph over, be greater than) (triunfar, ser maior que)sobressair vt
  prevalecer sobre vt
 The center-right party prevailed over the Socialists in the latest elections.
put a spell on vtr literal (bewitch) (enfeitiçar)enfeitiçar vt
  lançar feitiço sobre loc vt
 The witch put a spell on the man, who then turned into a toad.
put pressure on vtr literal (apply force to) (aplicar força em)colocar pressão sobre loc vt
  pressionar vt
 Put pressure on the cut to stop the bleeding.
put pressure on vtr figurative (compel, coerce) (compelir, forçar)colocar pressão sobre loc vt
  pressionar vt
 The mayor put pressure on the police to drop the case.
put your finger on vtr literal (touch or press) (tocar ou pressionar)pôr o dedo sobre loc vt
  pressionar vt
  apertar vt
 If you put your finger on the dog's nose it may bite you.
quarrel over vtr phrasal insep (argue about) (discutir sobre)discutir sobre loc vt
  brigar por loc vt
 Money was always short in the household, and so the couple quarrelled over bills incessantly.
quota agreement n (pact on fishing allowances) (permissão para pesca)acordo sobre quotas loc sm
  licença para pesca loc sf
read about vtr phrasal insep (read on the topic of)ler sobre loc vt
 I read about your accident in the newspaper.
read up on vtr phrasal 3-part (research) (pesquisar)estudar vt
  informar-se sobre loc vp
reef break n (surfing: type of wave) (surfe: tipo de onda)onda sobre recife de corais loc sf
set upon [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insep (attack)atacar vt
  lançar-se sobre vp + prep
 Jose set upon his dinner as though he hadn't eaten in a week.
shoptalk n informal, figurative (discussion of work out of hours) (fora do trabalho)discussão sobre o trabalho loc sf
superhuman adj (extraordinarily strong)sobre-humano, super-humano adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 The hero used superhuman strength to pull the fallen tree off of the injured man.
superhuman adj (beyond human capabilities)sobre-humano, super-humano adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Einstein's intelligence was nearly superhuman.
talk on vtr phrasal insep (speak publicly about) (falar publicamente sobre)falar sobre loc vt
  dissertar sobre loc vt
 I'm going to talk on American literature next Thursday.
tax n (sales duty) (imposto sobre vendas)taxa sobre vendas loc sf
  encargo sm
 Is there any sales tax on food?
tax n (inheritance tax)imposto sobre herança loc sm
 She had to pay a lot of tax on her mother's estate when she died.
tell of vtr phrasal insep (recount) (contar)falar sobre vt
  relatar vt
thereon adv formal, archaic (upon or following that)após isso, depois disso; sobre isso, nisso advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
top [sth] vtr (leap over)passar por cima loc vt
  pular sobre loc vt
 The highjumper easily topped the bar.
tread on vtr phrasal insep (trample, walk on) (pisar, andar)pisar em loc vt
  pisar sobre loc vt
tread upon vtr phrasal insep (walk on) (andar)andar sobre loc vt
  caminhar sobre loc vt
 Treading upon snow can be tricky.
triumph over,
triumph over [sb],
triumph against,
triumph against [sb]
vtr phrasal insep
(defeat, vanquish)vencer vt
  triunfar sobre loc vt
 In 1066 the Norman invaders triumphed over the Anglo-Saxon defenders of England.
triumph over,
triumph over [sth],
triumph against,
triumph against [sth]
vtr phrasal insep
figurative (overcome: difficulty) (dificuldade)triunfar sobre loc vt
  vencer vt
 We'll triumph over these hard times as long as we don't give up.
whereon conj formal (on which)sobre que, sobre o qual, no qual loc conj
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