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      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 a bota v.
kick off ; die
[Fam.];[Arg.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     Portuguese-English
v.
retreat
[Fam.]
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.
Talvez devêssemos antes bater às portas. Maybe we should just knock on the frat house doors.
Bem, deves realmente bater como precaução. Well, you should really knock as a precaution.
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