bater translation | Portuguese-English dictionary




      vt   to beat  ,   (golpear)    to strike,   (horas)    to strike,   (pé)    to stamp,   (foto)    to take,   (datilografar)    to type,   (porta)    to slam,   (asas)    to flap,   (recorde)    to break,   (roupa, usar muito)    to wear all the time
      vi     (porta)    to slam,   (sino)    to ring,   (janela)    to bang,   (coração)    to beat,   (sol)    to beat down bater-se  
bater-se para fazer/por      to fight to do/for  
bater (à porta)      to knock (at the door)  
bater à maquina      to type  
bater em      to hit,   (lugar)    to arrive in,   (assunto)    to harp on  
bater com o carro      to crash one's car  
bater com a cabeça      to bang one's head  
bater com o pé (em)      to kick  
ele não bate bem      col   he is a bit crazy  
bater a carteira de alguém      col   to nick sb's wallet  
Translation Portuguese - English Collins Dictionary  
bater na trave e voltar v.
rebound from a goal-post (to)
[Sport]; [Football]

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hit the post (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
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"bater": examples and translations in context
Precisamos saber se um terremoto vai bater. We need to know if an earthquake will hit.
Deve ter decidido bater e fugir. He just decided to hit and run, I guess.
Entendo completamente se quiser me bater. I fully understand if you want to beat me up.
Não consegues bater os melhores jogadores do universo. You can't beat the best players in the universe.
Ele tem razões legítimas para bater às portas. He had a legitimate reason to knock on the door.
Um cavalheiro deve bater na porta. - A gentleman should always knock.
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