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parar

  

      vi   to stop  ,   (ficar)    to stay
      vt   to stop  
fazer parar        (deter)    to stop  
parar na cadeia      to end up in jail  
parar de fazer      to stop doing  
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"parar": examples and translations in context
Desculpa, mas tive de parar e ir buscar os nossos convidados. You were supposed to be back an hour ago. I am sorry, but I had to stop and pick up our guests.
Tentamos parar a jangada com uma corda. Tried to stop the raft with a rope across the river.
Promete sempre parar, mas torna-se pior. He keeps promising to stop, but it just gets worse.
Adoraria se pudesse fazer isso parar. Listen, I'd just love it if you could make it stop.
Isso fará parar a roda esquerda. It'll stop the left gear from rotating.
Richard não quer parar de beber. It's Richard, you know, he won't stop drinking.
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