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falar

  

      vt     (língua)    to speak  ,   (besteira etc)    to talk,   (dizer)    to say,   (verdade, mentira)    to tell
      vi   to speak, talk  ,   (discursar)    to speak ¦-se  
      vr   to talk to one another  
falar algo a alguém      to tell sb sth  
falar que      to say that  
falar de ou em algo      to talk about sth  
falar com alguém      to talk to sb  
por falar em      speaking of  
por falar nisso      by the way  
sem falar em      not to mention  
falar alto      to talk loudly  
falar alto com alguém        (fig)    to give sb a good talking-to  
sua consciência falou mais alto      his conscience got the better of him  
falou!, 'tá falado!      col   OK!  
falando sério ...      but seriously ...  
falar sozinho      to talk to o.s.  
ele está falando da boca para fora      col   he's just saying that, he doesn't mean it  
ele falou por falar      he was just saying that  
dar que falar      to cause a stir  
falar para dentro      to talk into one's beard  
falar pelos cotovelos      to talk one's head off  
eles não se falam        (estão de mal)    they are not speaking to one another  
nem se fala!      definitely not!  
Translation Portuguese - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

falhar, faltar, fala, falador

"falar": examples and translations in context
Começou a falar demasiado, Raj. He's begun to talk too much, Raj.
O Comandante achou que podia querer falar comigo. The captain thought you might want to talk with me.
Larga a caçadeira. Anda falar connosco. Put the popgun down, come over and talk to us.
Quis falar consigo antes de consumado. I wanted to talk to you before it was executed.
Talvez nunca devas falar, só escrever. Maybe you should never speak, but only write.
Preciso de falar directamente com o Presidente. I'm going to need to speak with the President directly.
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