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bater

  

      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  
      vr  
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 em retirada v.
retreat
[Fam.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     Portuguese-English
v.
kick off ; die
[Fam.];[Arg.]
v.
rebound from a goal-post (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
hit the post (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
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"bater": examples and translations in context
Devias tê-la deixado bater no chão. You should have let her hit the pavement.
Quis te bater por tanto tempo... I've wanted to hit you for so long.
O coração continuou a bater enquanto sangrava. His heart continued to beat and he bled out.
Entendo completamente se quiser me bater. I fully understand if you want to beat me up.
Ele provavelmente ficou nervoso e começou bater nela. He probably got angry and decided to start beating her.
Deixei-a com o coração a bater. I left you with your heart still beating.
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