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  (a + o(s) = ao(s); a + a(s) = à(s); a + aquele/a(s) = àquele/a(s))   
      art def   the  
    o  
      pron     (ela)    her,   (você)    you,   (coisa)    it
    o  
      prep  
1      (direção)    to  
à direita/esquerda      to ou on the right/left  
2      (distância)    está a 15 km daqui      it's 15 km from here  
3      (posição)    ao lado de      beside, at the side of  
4      (tempo)    at  
a que horas?      at what time?  
às 5 horas      at 5 o'clock  
à noite      at night  
aos 15 anos      at 15 years of age  
5      (maneira)    à francesa      in the French way  
a cavalo/pé      on horseback/foot  
6      (meio, instrumento)    à força      by force  
a mão      by hand  
a lápis      in pencil  
fogão a gás      gas stove  
7      (razão)    a Cr$300 o quilo      at Cr$300 a kilo  
a mais de 100 km/h      at over 100 km/h  
8      (depois de certos verbos)    começou a nevar      it started snowing ou to snow  
passar a fazer      to become  
9      (+ infin)    ao vê-lo, o reconheci imediatamente      when I saw him, I recognized him immediately  
ele ficou muito nervoso ao falar com o professor      he became very nervous while he was talking to the teacher  
10      (PT, + infin)  
     (gerúndio)    a correr      running  
estou a trabalhar      I'm working  


A   , a     ( as    pl  )
      m   A, a  
A de Antônio      A for Andrew   (BRIT)  ou Able   (US)     
à       a + a  
á-bê-cê  
      m   alphabet  ,   (fig)    rudiments    pl  
à-toa  
      adj     (insignificante)    insignificant  ,   (simples)    simple, easy
      adv  
    toa  
bê-á-bá  
      m   ABC  
N do A  
      abr       nota do autor  
pret-à-porter  
      adj inv   ready to wear  
tête-à-tête  
      m   tête-à-tête
Translation Portuguese - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

A, a posteriori, a priori, (a)

a contrapelo adv.
against the grain

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Collaborative Dictionary     Portuguese-English
v.
take a goal-kick (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
shoot at goal (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
n.
kick at goal
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
kick off ; die
[Fam.];[Arg.]
v.
call for the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
kick the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
steal the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
clear (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
control (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
break through (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
head the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
play the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
sweeten the pill
[Fam.]
v.
carry the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
protect the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
head (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
set up a wall (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
prep.
for lack of
v.
line up a wall (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
spread the defence (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
catch the ball (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
spread the defence (to)
[Sport]; [Football]
v.
respond to questions ; answer questions
adj.
entitled to
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