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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 na trave e voltar v.
rebound from a goal-post (to)
[Sport]; [Football]

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v.
hit the post (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
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"bater": examples and translations in context
Nunca está correcto bater noutro estudante. It's never okay to hit another student.
Algo respeitável como me trair ou bater. Something respectable like cheat on me or hit me.
Milhares de artilheiros franceses começaram logo a bater em retirada. Thousand of French artillerymen they had soon started to beat in withdrawal.
Pensei que talvez ele queria bater nela novamente. I thought, that maybe he wants to beat her up again.
Deixei-a com o coração a bater. I left you with your heart still beating.
Alguns adolescentes a bater num velho. Some teens are beating up a slow walker.
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