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    English to Portuguese boxer

    boxers npl (men's boxer shorts) (roupa íntima masculina) calção sm (brasileirismo) cueca samba-canção loc sf He only wears silk boxers that he has specially made. boxer shorts npl (men's undershorts) cueca samba-canção loc sf My husband wears briefs, but my son prefers boxer...
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    English to Portuguese light

    a light n (fire to light a cigarette, etc.) isqueiro sm Hey, do you have a light? Ei, você tem um isqueiro? Also "fogo" or "lume"?
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    English to Portuguese juice

    juice [sth]⇒ vtr (fruit, etc.: extract juice) (fruta, formal: extrair suco, BRA) extrair suco vt espremer vt Dana started juicing fruits and vegetables because she heard that it's healthy. Dana começou a extrair suco de verduras porque ela ouviu falar que é saudável. "fruits"...
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    English to Portuguese toll

    It seems that only the Brazilian version of "toll" "pedágio" is in the dictionary; could you add the European Portuguese version? pedágio TERM 1 toll n (road fee) pedágio sm tributo sm If we take that road, we'll have to pay a toll; perhaps we should try an alternative route...
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    English to Portuguese drive

    drive⇒vi (operate a vehicle) dirigir v int I can't drive yet. I'm only 15. Ainda não posso dirigir. Só tenho 15 anos. drive [sth]⇒vtr (operate: a vehicle) dirigir, conduzir vt Would you like to drive my new car? Gostaria de dirigir meu carro novo? Also add "(POR)...
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    English to Portuguese blinker

    blinker n US, often plural (vehicle: indicator light) seta sf The driver's blinker was flashing. The translations should be the same as for "indicator": indicator n UK (car: flashing signal) (carro) farol sm (POR) pisca, pisca-pisca sm (BRA) pisca-alerta sm (BRA) seta sf...
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    English to Portuguese ride

    riden US, informal (transport: lift in a vehicle) (meio de transporte) carona sf Thanks for the ride! I'd never have made it here on time without it. Posso te dar uma carona para casa? "carona" is Brazilian Portuguese only; could you specify it and find the European Portuguese term...
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    English to Portuguese hitchhiker

    hitchhiker n (person who solicits car rides) caroneiro, carona sm Sebastian pities hitchhikers, but he feels it dangerous to stop for them. Could you 1) put the feminine version if applicable? 2) specify that these terms are Brazilian Portuguese 3) find the European Portuguese term for...
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    English to Portuguese hitchhiking

    hitchhiking, also UK: hitch-hiking n (soliciting free rides at roadside) caroneiro sm carona sf Pat decided that hitchhiking was the cheapest way to travel through France. Could you add the European Portuguese version: "boleia" and specify that "caroneiro" and "carona" are Brazilian...
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    English to Portuguese busy

    busy adj (telephone, in use) (telefone, em uso) ocupado adj The phone line is busy. A linha telefônica está ocupada. I don't know whether "impedido" would be worth adding? See here or there.
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    English to Portuguese dog

    dog n (pet: canine) cão sm cachorro sm She got a dog for Christmas. Ela ganhou um cão de Natal. Ela ganhou um cachorro de natal. dog n (species: canis familiaris) cão, cachorro sm There are many different breeds of dog. Há várias raças de cão (or...
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    English to Portuguese bank holiday

    bank holiday n UK (national non-work day) feriado bancário loc sm I always work bank holidays – I get paid double-time! Eu sempre trabalho em feriados bancários, eles me pagam o dobro! How common is "feriado bancário" (in Portugal)? I think that "feriado" on its own would be more...
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    English to Portuguese stop

    stop n (station on a route) parada sf estação sf ponto sm The train arrived at my stop. The bus passenger pressed the bell for the next stop. O trem chegou à sua última parada. "paragem" in European Portuguese? halt n (stop) (BRA) parada sf (POR) paragem sf...
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    English to Portuguese for

    for prep (time: duration) (tempo: duração) por prep She was gone for four hours. I've been learning Chinese for two years. Ela ficou fora por quatro horas. Estou aprendendo chinês por dois anos. Also "há" with a past perfect in English?
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    English to Portuguese taxi

    taxi stand, also UK: taxi rankn (place where taxis wait) ponto sm There is a taxi stand a block from here. Megan needed to get home and the last bus had gone, so she went to the taxi rank. Está faltando alguma coisa importante ? Notifique-nos a respeito de erros ou sugestões Also...
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    English to Portuguese hello

    hello interj (phone greeting) (ao telefone) alô interj Emma swiped her phone to answer the call and said, "Hello?" Ema atendeu seu telefone e disse "Alô?" Don't they say something like "estou", "sim"... in European Portuguese?
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    English to Portuguese injury time

    «acrésimo» usa-se no Brasil. En Portugal usa-se «desconto». Então, por favor, adicionade «desconto».
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    English to Portuguese rotar

    A tradução de 'rotate' é 'rotar' ou é 'rodar'?
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    English to Portuguese altar boy

    Bom dia Quanto à expressão altar boy, parece-me que está em falta o termo «acólito». Cordialmente
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    English to Portuguese sobering

    Bom dia Na entrada para sobering, parece-me que seria de considerar acrescentar a expressão «dar que pensar». Cordialmente
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