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      m     (anat)   chest  ,   (de ave, mulher)    breast,   (fig)    courage
dar o peito a um bebê      to breastfeed a baby  
largar o peito      to be weaned  
meter os peitos      col   to put one's heart into it  
no peito (e na raça)      col   whatever it takes  
peito do pé      instep  
amigo do peito      bosom pal, close friend  

col, pl estoura-peitos  
      m   strong cigarette
Translation Portuguese - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

perito, pleito, preito, peitudo

amortecimento da bola com o peito; matada no peito n.
trapping with the chest
[Sport]; [Football]

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chest trap
[Sport]; [Football]
chest the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
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"peito": examples and translations in context
Assim a pressão no peito mudará. So the pressure in the chest will change.
Tirando a navalha espetada no peito, está óptimo. Except for that knife sticking out of his chest, he's fine.
Espero que os países candidatos e nós próprios os tomemos a peito. I hope that the candidate countries and we too will take them to heart.
Ao que parece tomou isto muito a peito. You obviously took that very much to heart.
O Espírito bate forte no meu peito... The Spirit's burning so strong in my bosom...
Tinha o salpicão atado ao peito. She had the sausage strapped across her bosom.
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