torcer translation | Portuguese-English dictionary

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      vt   to twist,   (med)   to sprain  ,   (desvirtuar)    to distort, misconstrue,   (roupa, espremer)    to wring,   (na máquina)    to spin,   (vergar)    to bend
torcer por        (time)    to support,   (amigo etc)    to keep one's fingers crossed for  
      vr     (contorcer-se)    to squirm, writhe
torcer para ou por      to cheer for  
torcer para que tudo dê certo      to keep one's fingers crossed that everything works out right  
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"torcer": examples and translations in context
Vamos torcer para uma solução rápida. Let's hope we reach a swift conclusion.
Vamos torcer para vender calendários suficientes até amanhã. Let's just hope we can sell enough of these calendars by tomorrow.
Basta introduzi-la, torcer, dar uma pancadinha... Just stick it in, twist, give it a little jolt...
Não deixem ele torcer a rede. Don't let him twist that net.
Preciso torcer pelos Stoolbend Steamers contra os odiados Goochland Glorioles. Got to cheer on my Stoolbend Steamers against the hated Goochland Glorioles.
E todos nós aplaudir e torcer... And we all clap and cheer...
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